Makerere University has suspended 17 students for indulging in examination malpractice.
Most of these students are suspended because of illegally sitting for examinations with forged examination permits.
According to The tower post news, the committee of examination malpractice and irregularities for the school of long distance and lifelong learning resolved to suspend the students early February 2018.
Four students have been expelled from the university while four others have received a two years suspension over forging examination permits
One of the students, Dickson Omeka, received a definite suspension and four others were suspended for a period of one year over cheating examinations.
According to Sylvester Sabiti, GRC of the school of Languages and Communication, over 200 students mainly from the school of Law, school of education and some from the journalism fraternity are to face the committee for the same reason.