New Delhi: Principal secretary, Home, Arvind Kumar said that on Tuesday, the state government constituted a four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe into the matter.

He also said that further investigation by (SIT) into the FIRs lodged at Nazirabad police station as well as other FIRs related to the 1984 anti-sikh riots in Kanpur, has been ordered by the Supreme Court.

Within a six-month tenure, the SIT will have  to examine the FIRs lodged during the riots in which the district police had submitted a final report(AFP).

The SIT will be headed by former director general of police Atul (he goes by one name) and its other members are Subhash Chandra Agrawal (retired judge), Yogeshwar Krishna Srivastava (retired additional director prosecution) and a serving senior superintendent of police/superintendent of police (SSP/SP).

Along with the cases in which the accused had got relief from court, the cases of heinous crime will be examined by the team on a priority basis, the official said.