Pegasus case: LIVE UPDATES from Supreme Court

Previously, the Central Government had filed a short affidavit informing the Supreme Court that it will form a committee of experts to carry out a probe into the Pegasus scandal
Pegasus case: LIVE UPDATES from Supreme Court
CJI Ramana, Justice Surya Kant, Justice Hima Kohli, Pegasus scandal

The Supreme Court of India will resume hearing today a batch of petitions seeking various prayers including a court-monitored probe, a judicial inquiry and directions to the government to reveal details about whether it had used the Pegasus software to spy on citizens.

A Bench led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana is hearing the case.

On August 17, the Court had issued notice to the Centre in the pleas after the Union submitted that it was willing to give details regarding the controversy to an expert committee, but not make it public before the Court for fear of national security implications.

The matter was set to come up on 7 September, however was adjourned on the request of the Solicitor General.

Read a complete account of the previous proceedings here.

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