Special Investigation Team (S.I.T.)
Flat No.116-117, Mantri Niwas Colony, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow.
Phone No. 0522-2306099 Fax No. 0522-2306090
Vide government order dated 16-6-2007 Special Investigation Team (S.I.T.) has been constituted by the State Government, so as to create a multi-disciplinary investigating agency which can effectively enquire and investigate cases relating to influential persons and public servants who misuse their high position or connection and indulge in commission of irregularities of serious nature and economic offences.
An enquiry / investigation can be entrusted to S.I.T. by Home Department, either on its own or regarding such matters which are referred by administrative heads of other departments.
S.I.T. is required not only to enquire and investigate but also to monitor prosecution and other follow-up action relating to such cases , which are entrusted to it. In cases where departmental action is recommended as a result of investigation / enquiry by S.I.T., departmental action and other follow-up actions can also be monitored by S.I.T. .
Since S.I.T. has been entrusted with the task of enquiry/investigation relating to various department , A.D.G. S.I.T. can requisition the services of such officers/employees of other departments , who have the required technical expertise / knowledge.
Various departments, regarding which enquiry/investigation are being done by S.I.T., are duty bound to provide necessary logistical support to S.I.T.
Office of the S.I.T. , which is located at Lucknow, has been declared a police station , having jurisdiction all over the State.
The court of Special Judge, Anti-Corruption (Central) Lucknow has been given jurisdiction for trial of cases relating to Police Station S.I.T. .
Head of the S.I.T. who is Addl. D.G. P. rank officer, has been declared as Head of the Department by the State Government.
A.D.G. S.I.T. is assisted by 1 I.G./D.I.G. and 2 Ss.P. to supervise investigators (Dy.Ss.P./Inspectors/Sub Inspectors), other supporting executive and ministerial staff .