A Nairobi Court has allowed Transnational Organized Crime Unit detectives to detain two suspects over alleged exam malpractice.
In a miscellaneous application filed in court , detectives sought to detain the suspects for fourteen days to allow them investigate exam malpractice.
Nairobi duty court Magistrate Hellen Okwani allowed police to detain the suspects for six days at Muthaiga police station to allow detective from Director of Criminal Investigation attached to Transnational Organized Crime Unit to complete investigations.
“I hereby allow the application and detain the suspects for six days to enable police complete investigation”. Ordered Okwani.
Detectives claim that they recovered computer CPU make HP,Printer make HP,Laptop make HP,2 Routers ,a modem, 4 flash discs, 5 CD,a computer hard disk, 3 ATM cards,KSCE Certificate for Victor Onsungo Obure,KCPE Certificate for Jamal Hemed Ali,mobile phones , Destroyed documents and damaged Mobile phone from the suspects University of Nairobi students Vicent Meroka Nyasani and Frederick Simba Mageka.
Chief Inspector Walter Marunga told the duty court magistrate that they intend to contact cyber crime forensic unit to assist in the extraction of evidence on computers , printers routers among other thing’s detained as exhibits.
“We also want to do verification of the recovered Academic certificate with the Kenya Examination Council to confirm the genuinity of the certificate”. Stated CI Murunga.
The court heard that the investigating officer that they also want to obtain data from safaricom and airtel.
He also said they intend to record comprehensive statements from crucial witnesses and accomplices.
Police also intend to obtain search warrants of search to enable them access to suspects bank accounts in regards to the Bank ATM cards detained in their custody.
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