A 17 year old boy is in police custody in Salima for allegedly writing the just ended Primary School Leaving Certificate (PSLC) Examination on behalf of his friend.
Salima Police Public Relation Officer Gift Chitowe confirmed of the development and described the suspect as Harrison Jackson, a form one student at Nkweto Community Day Secondary School.
According to police , the suspect managed to write the first paper but he was caught in the second day of the Examination upon close check of the identity.
Chitowe said that the suspect was using identity number 00112016135 which belongs to Chancy Sando.
The suspect will be taken to court soon where he will answer charges of cheating Under Malawi National Examinations Board Act.
Jackson hails from Scheme 5 Village, Senior Chief Kalonga in Salima.