Exam papers stolen from high school

2017-11-16 06:00

MBAMBI High in Gcilima was forced to cancel Grade 10 and Grade 11 exams on Monday after examination papers were stolen during a break-in on Friday.

The stolen papers are allegedly geography­ one and two, life sciences one and two, and school computer.

The papers were stolen from a cupboard in the library. and no one has been arrested yet.

Pupils were to write economics, life orientation, history and geography papers on Monday but were told to go back home as the exam papers were missing.

A pupil told Fever they will now write those papers on November 16.

Department of Basic Education spokesperson Sicelo Khuzwayo said the matter was reported to the department and police are investigating.

He said the department will not speculate on who was involved, but they hope police speed up the investigation.

“It is a shame that at this time of the year we experience such things. We only hope this will not have a negative impact on pupils who are writing their matric examinations,” said Khuzwayo.

No one has been arrested thus far.

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