The tenure of former Justice Vishnu Sahai commission, constituted to probe into Muzaffarnagar riots, has been extended by six months, Special Secretary (Home), Saroj Kumar on Thursday told reporters in Lucknow.
The UP government had on September 10 constituted the commission to probe into the Muzaffarnagar riots and gave it two months time to submit its report. That deadline ended on November 11.
The commission, asked to look into administrative lapses, if any, in controlling the violence which claimed over 60 lives, had sought six months extension from the government.
"The Commission has sought more time to complete its inquiry and the process is already on in this regard," Justice (Retd) Vishnu Sahai had said.


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