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Malware found in 5 phones, not established if it's Pegasus spyware: SC

Govt didn't cooperate with independent committee's investigation, says three-judge bench

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Bhavini Mishra New Delhi
Malware was found in five of 29 devices but it could not be concluded if it was Israeli-made spyware Pegasus, said the Supreme Court on Thursday as it accused the government of not cooperating with an independent committee’s investigation.

The court-appointed committee submitted a sealed report before a Bench of CJI N V Ramana, Justice Surya Kant, and Justice Hima Kohli. The report was submitted in three parts: two by the technical committee and one by the overseeing committee led by a retired judge, Justice R V Raveendran.

The court said the government had not cooperated with the committee and

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First Published: Aug 25 2022 | 5:51 PM IST

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