Pegasus issue: Rajya Sabha MP moves Supreme Court

Pegasus issue: Rajya Sabha MP moves Supreme Court

Newsdesk |
July 25, 2021

Rajya Sabha member John Brittas has moved the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored probe into reports of alleged snooping of activists, politicians, journalists and constitutional functionaries using Israeli spyware Pegasus.

New Delhi, 25 July 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, a massive political row has erupted after media reports claimed that Pegasus spyware was used to conduct surveillance on about 300 Indians, including ministers, political leaders, government officials and journalists. Brittas, who has filed a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court, said that recent allegations of snooping has caused concern among a large section of people in India and that snooping would have a chilling effect on free speech and expression.

Source -NDTV


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