[Pegasus] National Security cannot be raised to get a free pass every time: Seven reasons why Supreme Court ordered expert probe

Although the top court should be circumspect in encroaching the domain of national security, no omnibus prohibition can be called for against judicial review, the Court said.
[Pegasus] National Security cannot be raised to get a free pass every time: Seven reasons why Supreme Court ordered expert probe
Pegasus, Justice Surya Kant, CJI Ramana, Justice Hima Kohli

The argument of national security cannot be used to secure a free pass whenever a matter comes up for judicial review before the Supreme Court, the top court said on Wednesday in its judgment in the Pegasus snooping scandal (Manohar Lal Sharma v. Union of India).

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