A Senegalese scholar has been detained for fraud after allegedly disguising himself as a girl and sitting his girlfriend’s highschool exams, his lawyer advised AFP on Tuesday.
The girlfriend has additionally been detained.
Each are due in courtroom within the West African nation on Thursday, on expenses of fraud and complicity within the fraud, lawyer Serigne Ndiongue stated. The suspects are contesting the costs.
In keeping with the prosecution, the college scholar moved to the central metropolis of Diourbel with the intention to take his girlfriend’s baccalaureate exams on her behalf.
Photographs circulating on social media appeared to point out the scholar sporting a purple gown and a black scarf.
Native media reported that invigilators caught him on the third day of the exams after noticing one thing fallacious together with his apparel. They then reported him to the police.