Four members of a West African Examination Council (WAEC) questions and answers racketeering syndicate has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.
The suspects, Samuel Kayode, 28, Adebayo Ifeoluwa, 17, Alayande Ahmed, 16, and Elusode Festus, 20, were arrested in Ondo, Edo and Osun States, while their accomplices, said to be in Ghana, were being trailed.
Their arrest followed reports that a syndicate was leaking exact questions and answers WAEC set for the 2018 May/June examination to some websites and WhatsApp groups subscribed to by students. .
Parading the suspects, Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal, said they were arrested by undercover operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), adding that two of them were Physics and Mathematics teachers in a private school in Ondo State.