Matric bribery talk dismissed

2007-12-10 00:00

A source claimed last week that brown envelopes, full of cash, were allegedly found inside various matric exam papers at Martizburg College, where Biology paper 2 was being marked.

The incident is said to have been reported by markers to the senior marker in charge and most of the envelopes were recovered.

The department has denied such allegations. “There is no investigation because there is nothing to investigate. We have received no reports,” said spokewoman Christi Naudé.

SAPS Senior Superintendent Henry Budhram said no such investigation is known to police. “I have spoken to all the possible stations and … they are not aware of any such investigation,” he said.

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