Pegasus Snoopgate: SC directs appointment of Technical Expert committee

Breaking NewsSC orders expert committee to probe pegasus snoopgate

Supreme Court to pass interim orders in the Pegasus petitions next week

Delhi-The Supreme Court has directed the setting up of a technical expert committee to look into the Pegasus snooping row today. CJI Ramana was hearing another matter when he informed the advocates who also represents one of the Petitioners in the Pegasus petitions, that the committee shall conduct an inequiry and interim orders shall be passed in the Pegasus petitions next week.

Earlier the Supreme Court had reserved orders on a batch of petitions which sought for an inquiry into the alleged surveillance activities conducted by Israeli spyware pegasus on Politicians, journalists and businessmen.

Reserving the petition for order, on September 13, the CJI leading the bench said, “we wanted to pass an order on the matter before this week, but some members we thought of considering for the (expert) committee… for personal reasons they declined to be part of this committee. Hence the delay“.