THE Police at Force headquarters has paraded 17 suspects arrested from Kano, Bauchi, Nasarawa and Rivers States for engaging in examination malpractices during the last West Africa Examination Council (WAEC).
Parading the suspects before newsmen on Friday in Abuja, Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, said the suspects include School Principals, Teachers and Supervisors.
He disclosed that other suspects arrested for similar offence in Delta, Enugu and Lagos States have been prosecuted in competent courts.
Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba who paraded the suspects disclosed that their arrest was made possible with the cooperation of the West African Examination Council.
“WAEC has began massive collaboration and partnership with the Nigerian Police Force designed to strengthen integrity and wipe out all kinds of examination malpractices.
“Some of those arrested are Teachers, Principals in Secondary Schools.
“One of them is a Primary School teacher.
“Some of them were host teachers, some are supervisors in the school where the exams took place,” Mba said.
While calling on parents to discourage their children from engaging in examination malpractice, the FPRO, said the suspects would be prosecuted.