Pinnacle Court appointed panel put forward the Interim Report regarding the Pegasus case

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The Supreme Court earlier appointed the panel a few months back previous year amid a big
political uproar, mentioning that the country will "not get a free pass" whenever national
security is and the court won’t remain a "mute spectator".
The technical committee appointed for looking at the pegasus spyware issue; where Israeli
spyware is used for snooping on politicians, judges, top lawyers, government officials and
journalists, asked for more time to finish its investigation.
As per certain news information, the committee headed by Justice (Retd) Raveendran, has
already delivered its interim report in the top court, which is likely to take it on February 23.
The Supreme Court had issued the technical panel to instruct its own methods to properly
keep and revert back the terms of reference. The panel can do any inquiry and record any
statements of any individual regarding links with the inquiry and call for records of any
organisation or individual.
Lot of pleas including by Member of parliament John Brittas, N Ram journalist ,lawyer ML
Sharma, former IIM professor Jagdeep Chokkar, Narendra Mishra, Rupesh Kumar Singh,
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, SNM Abdi and Editors Guild of India asking for an individual
investigation regarding the Pegasus snooping allegations.
On behalf of the Indian government, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta noted that he would be
not free with a part-heard Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case on 23rd
February so, he requested for the Pegasus pleas to be listed on this Friday instead of