Catholic Nun Busted In ZIMSEC Fake Results Scandal, Loses $1,3k In Bribe Attempt
A 42-YEAR-OLD Roman Catholic nun faced humiliation and financial loss US$1300 in her attempts to bribe ZIMSEC to certify her fake O and A level results to be confirmed as originals.
Sr Annamercy Geregere, who is employed in Cape Town, was initially sentenced to 12 months imprisonment by Harare magistrate Gideon Ruvetsa having the sentence suspended for five years on condition she does not commit a similar offence.
She tried to use US$1300 and a brand new Nokia Android 7.0 Nougat cellphone a the items for the bribery.
The state proved that on April 19, the accused went to ZIMSEC and requested to see Envy Dhliwayo, supervisor of Confirmation Section. Geregere notified the supervisor that she had a letter from her uncle only identified as Makhurane which was supposed to be delivered to her.
The contents of the letter revealed that Geregere wanted her Ordinary and Advanced level results to be confirmed as originals.
On the letter was an offer of US$1 300 and a brand new Nokia Android 7.0 Nougat cellphone meant for the bribery.
Dhliwayo then notified her supervisors and the matter was reported to the police officers.
Police officers went undercover and disguised as ZIMSEC workers and witnessed the handing over of the bribe.