Three remanded over BECE leakage
Accra, April 29, GNA - Three persons who were
arrested in connection with the leakage of this year's Basic
Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Mathematics Paper 2 at
Fadama in Accra have been put before a Circuit Court.
The three are Wisdom Kokroko, a retired teacher, Bukari
Musah and Donabel Gabada, teachers of King and Queens
International School, Abeka Lapaz in Accra.
Kokroko and Musah are being held on a charge of illegal
possession, knowledge or use of examination questions while
Gabada is being charged for leakage of examination papers.
The court, presided over by Mr. D.E.K. Daketsey did
not take their pleas and remanded them into police custody pending
Chief Inspector J.K. Anim, the prosecutor, told the court
that, last week the complainant had information that WAEC
question papers had been tampered with at the Cluster of Schools at
The prosecution said Mr Frederick Selby, Director of
Legal Services West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), went to
the Supervisor of the cluster of schools and demanded the sealed
question papers. However, he found that the Mathematics Paper 2
had been opened before the commencement of the exam.
The prosecution said when the question papers were
counted and it was revealed that three out of the 50 question papers
The prosecution said Mr Selby saw Gabada teaching the
candidates of Queens and Kings School with a photocopy of the
Mathematics Paper 2 which the candidates were to write in the
When Mr Selby asked Gabada where he got the
questions from he mentioned Musah as the one who gave them to