Exam papers leaker identified, faces up to half a million fine

Letsholathebe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Letsholathebe PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Amidst the search for the culprit behind the leaked Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) exam papers, The Monitor has learnt that if found guilty, the individual could face a hefty fine of up to half a million pula or a maximum of 10 years in prison, or both.

This revelation came during a press conference at the Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) on Friday, where the Minister of Education and Skills Development, Douglas Letsholathebe addressed the ongoing investigation.

Although he did not disclose the identity or custody status of the individual responsible, he said that law enforcement agencies have been engaged, and the person behind the leak has been identified. "What I can confirm is that it looks as if it was an individual. Through their preliminary investigations, the police have since established that this greedy and careless mess was done by an individual.

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