Hwange High School teacher convicted for writing ZIMSEC exams for three students

Written by on April 15, 2024

Nokusa Masuku


Hwange High School teacher has been convicted for writing ZIMSEC exams for three students. Mkululi Moyo(48) of Hwange appeared before the Hwange Magistrates’ Court facing charges of writing a Zimsec maths examination for three students.

The court heard that the accused person unlawfully and intentionally sat for the November 2023 maths paper 2 examination with the intention of impersonating Hwange high school students. The accused person hatched the plan with his accomplice Mark Bhebhe the invigilator who is still at large.

Bhebhe was given the written answer scripts and gave them to the 3 candidates who entered their personal details on the answer scripts and submitted.

He was given a reward of USD150. The matter came to light in December when Zimsec examiners detected that the handwriting on the personal details section was different from the handwriting in the main body of the answer script. Further investigations were conducted and it was discovered that the candidates were from Hwange High School.

The investigating team then visited Hwange high school on the 22nd of March 2024 and showed the headmaster the answer scripts and the headmaster confirmed that the handwriting on the answer scripts belonged to him.

The accused person was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment of which 4 months was suspended. He will serve 8 months in prison.

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