Part-time alleged ‘cheating’ staff dismissed

2015-11-26 06:00

TWO part-time lecturers have been dismissed from Esayidi­ FET College, Enyenyezi Campus on Friday following­ allegations of cheating.

Apparently, these two people had completed engineering­ exam papers for students at the cost of R800.

The source close to the Fever revealed this had allegedly been happening for a few years.

The informant asked to remain anonymous for fear of victimisation.

A staff member in senior management at the Enyenyezi Campus said it was still unclear as to whether any cheating had occurred, but the part-time lecturers did not follow proper examination procedures.

“We found that students had not signed in properly and the exam papers were not in order,” said the campus staff.

“With regards to the allegations of cheating, we have spoken to the police and have given them whatever information we have. We need people to come forward with information so that the matter can proceed. Nobody will be victimised.”

The staff member said that emergency meetings were held with management soon after hearing of the allegation.

“Students and the public must know that we treat these allegations very seriously and that informants must come forward in order for a proper investigation to be done.”

Police spokesperson, Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid said that SAPS is aware of the allegations.

“However no case docket is being investigated at this stage,” she added.

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