Commissioner General for Examinations Anura Edirisinghe has revealed that investigations into the leakage of thousands of blank answer sheets of the Advanced Level Examination has been entrusted to the C.I.D.
The Examination Chief said it is reported that blank sheets being issued to the candidates are reported to have been taken out of the examination hall by the candidates and the staff.
He noted that he had received information that these blank sheets are being used by the students of higher educational institutes for to record notes.
He stressed that these are government property and it is a punishable offence to possess it. He said the CID will carry out investigations into any irregularities in this connection.