matriculation examination were found missing from a government-run high school in Malkangiri district on Sunday.
The matter came to light after the authorities of SSD High School at Padia lodged a complaint at Padia police station, police said.
The complaint said the optical mark recognition (OMR) sheets of nearly 108 students, who appeared for Mathematics exam on Saturday, have gone missing from the school premises.
Malkangiri Superintendent of Police Jagmohan Meena said a team led by ASP U C Nayak has been sent to the school to conduct a thorough probe into the incident.
“Investigation is in progress to ascertain the circumstances in which the OMR sheets went missing,” he said.
The school authorities have also informed the district administration and the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), which conducts the annual matriculation examination in the state, about the incident, said an official.