Sr adv Harish Salve submits Uttar Pradesh Govt has filed a status report in a sealed cover envelope.
CJI: We received it just now. How are we supposed to read? You should file at least a day before. And we never said sealed cover.
Salve says the matter can be taken up on Friday but the CJI replies it can't be taken up on that day.
Judges are now going through the report submitted by the state.
Sr adv and Additional Advocate General Garima Prashad is also there for the Uttar Pradesh Govt.
CJI to Salve: You have said you've recorded statements of 44 witnesses. Why haven't you recorded their statement under 164?
Salve: That is also going on. The concern was state was going slow on some accused. Now all of them have been arrested. As of today,10 accused are inside