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HC seeks govt's reply over plea for probe into tapping of NSA Doval's phone

The petition, filed by Sarthak Chaturvedi, has alleged that some CBI officials have abused their powers by violating the existing guidelines on phone tapping and surveillance

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Ajit Doval, BRICS
Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval

The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought response of the Centre on a plea seeking setting up of an SIT to investigate alleged illegal of Security Advisor by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao also issued notice to the agency and sought its response on the plea which contended that such activities are "very dangerous for the country".

The petition, filed by Sarthak Chaturvedi, has alleged that some officials have abused their powers by violating the existing guidelines on and surveillance.

It has questioned as to whether permission was received for tapping the phone of Doval and others by the

First Published: Tue, January 15 2019. 14:15 IST
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