JINJA – Police in Jinja District have arrested a UNEB scout for breaching the examination regulations. It is alleged that Sam Byamukama, who was deployed at Kiira Primary School as a scout, abandoned his duty and went on a drinking spree at a nearby bar as examinations were ongoing on Monday afternoon.
According to Jinja Municipality Education Officer Amiina Mutesi, the scout also smuggled an examination paper out of the examination room which tantamounts to breach of UNEB regulations.
Meanwhile, in Njeru Municipality, 12 pupils have been arrested over impersonation. According to UNEB, scouts noticed that the pupils were writing uncoordinated names on the answer sheets, so they became a bit suspicious and reported the 12 pupils sitting PLE exams at Bugolosese Primary School in Bugolo village Nyenga division Buikwe district.
“The 12 pupils were arrested and detained for impersonation by Nyenga Police in Njeru Division under CRB 183/2019,” a UNEB update reads in part.
Today is the second and last day of the 2019 Primary Leaving Examinations. The candidates sat Intergrated Science exam in the morning. They will wrap up the exams with English later this afternoon at 2:00pm.