Pegasus: Supreme Court Hearing On Plea Seeking SIT Probe-Live Updates
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16 Aug 2021 6:29 AM GMT
- 16 Aug 2021 7:47 AM GMT
SG: IT Act, This was beautiful legislation laid down during Mr sibal’s tenure. Its a comprehensive legislation, you can’t go beyond that.
Sibal: All we want to know is if Government used #Pegasus. They can say no
SG; Will you withdraw it if we say no?
Sibal: See Mr Mehta, Beauty over the years is no longer beautiful. It was beautiful, Over the years its lost its beauty, the way you are using it.
- 16 Aug 2021 7:46 AM GMT
SG: if lordship approves Committee can be constituted of independent neutral experts and not government officers
CJI: We understand this is affidavit you have filed.
SG: A committee may be formed and terms of reference can be laid down by court. Mr Dwivedi said government can’t be trusted. I disagree, it can be.
- 16 Aug 2021 7:45 AM GMT
SG Mehta: The experts can. They can be conferred by the court with whatever terms of reference. They can be mandated by this court.
SG: there’s nothing to hide. Kindly appreciate bona fide gesture of the Government.
CJI: We are not saying anything against government. Thats not issue. There are areas which committee can go into while some they cant.