Duo arrested over fake grade 12 results

By Staff Reporter

Two people have been arrested and detained for being in possession of fake grade 12 school certificates.

Examinations council of Zambia Public Relations Specialist Ronald Tembo said the duo was arrested when they tried to verify school results at the Lusaka service centre.

Tembo explained that Elliot muntanga aged 43 of Lusaka’s Chalala Area and a 4th year student at Lusaka Apex Medical Student was found with a fake 1995 grade 12 certificate allegedly obtained at Kamwala General Certificate of Education Centre in Lusaka.

“The other suspect is Precious Tembo aged 32 of chalala in Lusaka who was also found with a fake 2004 grade 12 certificate from Parklands Secondary School whose examination she never sat for,”he said.

Meanwhile,  Tembo disclosed  that Police have arrested and detained Charles Musanshi, aged 19 of Luanshya town who is suspected to have been an administrator behind many WhatsApp groups allegedly selling examination question papers online.

“If convicted by the Courts of Law, the offence carries a seven year Jail sentence,”he said.