The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has given an extension of 10 days to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the Hathras matter. As per the Additional Chief Secretary Avanish Awasthi, the team has also been given 10 more days to complete the investigation and submit its report.
The team which comprises of Home Secretary Bhagwan Swaroop, DIG Chandra Prakash and commandant PAC Poonam, the team started the investigation on 30th September. Initially, the team had 7 days to wrap up the investigation. As a part of their investigation, the team met the families of the victim and the accused, police and district officials and local people and recorded their statements from 1st October.