The Lagos State Police Command has launched a manhunt for some website operators who threatened to deal with a Punch reporter, Samson Folarin, for his report exposing examination malpractice in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
This followed a petition from our correspondent alleging threats to his life and family which was delivered to the office of the state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi.
Punch Metro had reported about how some pupils sitting the WASSCE being administered by the West African Examination Council cheated by subscribing to answer-peddling websites.
The websites, which boasted of getting questions prior to the time of the exams, advertised various rates for different subjects and urged pupils to subscribe in bulk to get discounts. Read more