Zimbabwe: Top police officer on trial for UZ law exam leak | Rare Techy
The provincial intelligence officer in Harare, Superintendent Vigai Maunganidze appeared in court on Monday after being caught with University of Zimbabwe (UZ) law examination papers.
Maunganidze (42) was charged with unauthorized possession of data.
He was produced before Harare Magistrate Taurai Manuwere and remanded in custody until Tuesday for a bail hearing.
According to court papers, Munganidze is a second-year law student.
It is alleged that he was in possession of the examination paper of Administrative and Local Government Law for second year students of the university.
The court said it received the letter on October 31.
The exam was to be written on November 3.
Prosecutors allege he shared the paper with Farai Madombi, a third-year Bachelor of Substantive Laws student at UZ.
Some students were allegedly caught cheating and disqualified by Madombi who took the company law exam on November 1 from 2pm to 5pm.
After the exam, Madombi and classmate Tafadswa Mugwadi discussed the exam, Mugwadi complained about students who cheated in the exam and threatened to expose him, promising to meet the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development.
Madombi then sent the leaked paper to Mugwadi, who disclosed the leak to UZ authorities.
Officials have confirmed that the second year Bachelor of Substantive Laws is the paper to be written on November 3.
The university then issued a notice to cancel the exams indefinitely.