Ground Report | New Delhi: Pegasus: Hearing; The hearing in the Supreme Court on the Pegasus espionage case has been adjourned till Monday 16 August. CJI N V Ramana said that he will give everyone a chance to present their side in this matter.
In the court on Tuesday, the CJI told the petitioners and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, “No one should cross the border and we will give everyone a chance in the matter.” Court asks petitioners to avoid ‘parallel debates on social media.
Pegasus: Hearing adjourned
CJI N V Ramana said that the parties who have come to the court, we expect them to give their arguments and answer the questions in the courtroom, they should have some faith in the system rather than talking outside. You all have come to the court and you speak through lawyers. We don’t want a parallel debate, you have faith in the system. There should be discipline.”
Earlier, on August 5, the Supreme Court had asked the petitioners to submit copies of their petitions to the central government so that they can reply whether notices should be issued in the matter.
Earlier on 5th August, many senior lawyers like Kapil Sibal, Shyam Divan, C.U. Singh, Meenakshi Arora, Rakesh Dwivedi, and Arvind Datar appeared for the petitioners who moved the court citing allegations of Pegasus espionage as a national security issue, breach of privacy, and asking the court to take cognizance of the matter. was requested.