Outapi: School Secretary Granted Bail in Examination Paper Theft Case

In Outapi, a 31-year-old school secretary, Salom Hango of Leinge Private School, was granted bail set at N.dollars 1 000 in a case involving the theft of examination papers. The Outapi Magistrate’s Court heard the case on Wednesday. Elizabeth Kornelius, a 17-year-old Grade 9 student at Oneheke Combined School and co-accused with Hango, was released into parental care. They are charged with the theft of national and regional examination question papers and violating section 43(1) of the Anti-Corruption Act 08/2003.
According to Namibia Press Agency (NAMPA), Moses Simaho, the duo’s trial is postponed to 02 February 2024 for further investigation. Simaho revealed that Hango allegedly misused his position to provide examination materials to Kornelius. The school principal reported the incident, which occurred on Monday, to the police.