Two separate investigations over O/L exam frauds

19 December 2017 10:26 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Two separate investigations have been launched following the incidents reported regarding O/L examination frauds from Anuradhapura and Colombo schools, the Examinations Department said.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror acting Examinations Commissioner Sanath Pujitha said the student in the Anuradhapura school who was found with the mobile phone using Viber app to answer Monday's mathematics paper 1, had been suspended for sitting the examination from today.

“The suspect student along with the mobile phone and the answer sheet was handed over to the Anuradhapura HQI office for further investigations,” Mr. Pujitha said.

Meanwhile, the suspect who had faced the mathematics paper 1 at the Isipathana College examination centre was handed over to the Narahenpita Crime Investigation Division (CID).

The candidate who was facing the mathematics paper for the third time as an external applicant and not a school applicant. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

  Comments - 8

  • Unchikun Tuesday, 19 December 2017 10:53 AM

    A mobile phone using Viber app. Oh! looks like we may need a presidential commission to investigate.

    stardust Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:02 AM

    They just followed Namals example when he sat for his lawyer exam..... via DM Android App

    True Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:54 AM

    Yeah, these politicians give bad examples to the younger generation

    ANTON Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:07 AM


    Scooby Doo Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:31 AM

    Hah ha, ane pow. Our youngsters know how to use the smartphone but not Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. Paper 1 is full of such sums.

    mnsmart Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:32 AM

    is it serous than the central bank robbery?

    Sincere Tuesday, 19 December 2017 12:46 PM

    In a country where from the top to the bottom is infested with frauds, is this a big deal?

    Yahiya Tuesday, 19 December 2017 02:26 PM


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