Fake Exam papers sellers case continues

A case involving five men who forged examination documents for sale to 2016 Grade 12 students in Port Moresby will return to the Committal Court next month to get an update on police’s investigation files.

Southern Highlands men; 22 year-old James Martin, 21 year-olds Collin Lepo and Terrence Danny , 35 year-old Johnny Joshua Kambe, along with Chimbu man, Robinson Walito all appeared at the Committal Court for mention on Thursday.

They were told in court that the police investigators are still working on producing their hand up briefs or investigation files. Their case was adjourned to Feb 2. They first appeared in court on Oct 26, 2016.

They were arrested on Oct 25, 2016 on allegations they produced fake Mathematics II, Biology and Business studies examination papers as well as answer sheets for Business studies paper to sell to students between October 21 and 24, 2016.

The five defendants were arrested by police after the Education Department picked up an advertisement on Facebook leading to them.

Business studies exam papers were found in their possession when they were arrested. Blame was shifted amongst each other when they were questioned by police.

They are all on K1,000 bail.


Sally Pokiton