A private candidate sitting the GCE O/Level Examination at the Jeilani Central College in Balangoda has been handed over to the Police, because of examination fraud. The candidate, while answering Paper Two of the English Language had obtained answers through SMS from a tuition teacher.
It is reported, the tuition teacher in questioned has communicated with the candidate, while on duty as an Invigilator at an Examination Centre at another school. The Main Invigilator, upon suspicion had intercepted the candidate and directed him to the Balangoda Zonal Education Office. The candidate was subsequently handed over to the Police. It is reported, the candidate had hidden his mobile phone in his socks.