65 Eastern Cape matric candidates head to court amid cheating claims

11 March 2021 - 11:34 By Bonisile Ndaliso
The results were withheld after allegations that the pupils were involved in copying during the December 2020 examination. Stock photo.
The results were withheld after allegations that the pupils were involved in copying during the December 2020 examination. Stock photo.
Image: JULIJA SAPIC/123RF

Sixty-five pupils at Butterworth Revival Christian School have filed an urgent application with the Bhisho high court in an attempt to force the provincial education department to release their matric certificates.

Their results were withheld after allegations that the pupils were involved in cheating during the December 2020 examination.

On Monday, judge John Smith ordered that the application papers be served on the education department by no later than 3pm on Thursday.

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