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Pegasus Case: Supreme Court reprimanded the Center – why has not yet filed the affidavit, got this answer

Pegasus Case: The Supreme Court reprimanded the Center in the phone tapping case, said – why has not the affidavit been filed till now, got this answer from the government. Learn…

Pegasus Case: During the hearing on Monday regarding the Pegasus espionage controversy, the Supreme Court has reprimanded the central government and said that we want to know what the government has done so far in this matter. Along with this, the top court asked the central government why it has not yet filed an affidavit in this matter. The court has reserved its verdict on the Pegasus case.Also Read – Pegasus Snooping Controversy: Supreme Court to hear Pegasus espionage case on Monday, know what the government said

Let us tell you that in this case, the government said on the questions of the court that we have nothing to hide, but due to national security reasons, we cannot file an affidavit on it. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the government, said, ‘Nothing can be said on this matter through affidavit. It is not possible to file an affidavit and then make it public. The government itself has decided to constitute a committee of experts to probe these allegations. Also Read – Covid-19 New Guidelines: How death due to corona will be considered as Kovid death, government issued new guidelines

To this, the Supreme Court told Tushar Mehta that it has already clarified that it does not want the government to disclose anything that compromises national security. Mehta said the report of the committee of experts would be placed before the apex court. Earlier, the central government had filed a limited affidavit in the apex court saying the petitions seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus espionage allegations were based on conjectures or baseless media reports or incomplete or unconfirmed material. Also Read – Center releases Rs 9,871 crore to states under PDRD grant

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