The principal of Al Hijra Muslim School of Kottaramulla in Naththandiya is under investigation for allowing a group of students who were not enrolled at the school to sit the Advance Level science subjects examinations, through the school list.
Minister of education for the North Western Provincial Council, Sandya Kumara Rajapaksa said that the inquiry was initiated following a complaint made by a group of parents.
21 candidates, introducing themselves as students from Al Hij-ra Vidyalaya sat for exams at Naththandiya President Vidyalaya.
A spokesman from the North Western Provincial Education Office stated that the identity of the candidates were confirmed. He said, all except 3 of the students were found to be residents of Galle, Kandy, Kurunegala and Colombo districts.