Supreme Court Gives 4 More Weeks to Technical Panel to Submit Probe Report

The ICC said the technical committee process must be completed within four weeks and the supervisory judge must be informed.  (PTI file)

The ICC said the technical committee process must be completed within four weeks and the supervisory judge must be informed. (PTI file)

A judicial body headed by the President of the Supreme Court, N.F. Ramana The technical committee is checking cell phones for spyware and has also recorded testimonies of people, including some journalists.

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  • Last updated:May 20, 2022 at 12:47 Indochina Time
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The Supreme Court on Friday extended the time for filing the report by the technical and supervisory committees appointed by the Supreme Court to hear the Pegasus case, saying that 29 infected mobile phones are being scanned for spyware and the process should be completed within four weeks.

A council headed by Chief Justice N.F. Ramana The technical committee is checking cell phones for spyware and has recorded testimonies of people, including some journalists.

The standard operating procedures for testing “infected devices” will also be over, she said, adding that the investigation by the technical committee may be over by the end of May, then the supervisory judge will prepare a report to inform the authority.

The process must be completed by the technical committee within four weeks and the supervisory judge must be informed. The supervisory judge then submits his report.

List sometime in July, CJI said. The Supreme Court, in October last year, had ordered an investigation into the alleged use of the spyware.

An international media consortium reported that more than 300 verified Indian mobile phone numbers were on a list of potential targets for surveillance using the Pegasus spyware.

With agency input

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