Unisa exam theft case postponed

2012-11-06 09:24

The trial of five men accused of stealing exam papers from the Unisa’s Pretoria campus has been postponed by the Pretoria Magistrates’ Court.

Bail applications by four of the men, who are Zimbabweans, were postponed to November 13.

Blessing Tsodzo (27) Simba Nicolas Chirdwo (23) Arnold Andy Chirara (30) and Simbarashe Faya (27) will remain in custody until their next appearance.

The fifth man, Alton Mugadani Mashau (27) was granted bail of R500 yesterday.

The start of the trial was postponed until November 27 for further investigation.

The five men were arrested on October 30 after nine exam papers were allegedly found in their possession.

They were believed to be students and tutors at private colleges in Pretoria, Captain Paul Ramaloko said after their arrest.

“We were following up on information about exam papers being sold (when we made the arrests),” Ramaloko said.

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