Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo State Command, has announced a mixed up in the center where three candidates were arrested for alleged examination malpractice during the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
Mrs Ajoke Pelemo (ASC 1)NSCDC state Public Relations Officer made the announcement in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday in Akure.
The statement read that the malpractice happened at Hollaram Educational services, Ondo State Library Board, beside st. Peter Unity School secondary school, Oyemekun Roaod, Akure and not Adeyemi College of Education.
NSCDC had on Wednesday said that it arrested two of them at Hollaram Educational Service while the other one was arrested at Oyemekun Grammar School.
According to the statement, it is only the NSCDC officials that was given the mandate to deploy officers and men across the country to monitoring and supervisor the UTME Computer Based Test.
“In this UTME, the command has arrested three suspects – one female and two males, they are right now in our detention.
“Those caught will not go unpunished, while some of them will be prosecuted to serve as deterrent to other students who look for shortcut to pass exams,” he said.
According to the statement , member of public need to know that examination malpractice is a very serious crime.
The statement called on parents and guardians to advise their children and wards to study diligently and shun examination malpractice.