The SIT has been asked to submit its report within 72 hours, Senior Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar told Press Trust of India.
"We have constituted a five-member SIT under Circle Officer Hazratganj to probe death of the young IAS officer," he said.
Asked to comment on the family members of the deceased alleging that it was a case of murder, Mr Kumar said they have not given any application for registration of FIR yet.
The officer was found dead yesterday under mysterious circumstances on a roadside in the high-security Hazratganj area in Lucknow, hardly a kilometre away from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly.
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