Pegasus: Tool to combat terror used against own people, says Rahul Gandhi
Calling Supreme Court To investigate the matter, Gandhi demanded to know why the Prime Minister and the government refused to answer in advance on whether or not they would buy Pegasus. Gandhi said his phone was not only a potential target but was actually tapped. He said he didn’t care because “this is an open book” and that “only corrupt people and thieves worry about Modi”.
“The Pegasus is classified as a weapon by the state of Israel and that weapon is believed to be used against terrorists. The Prime Minister and Home Secretary have used this weapon against the Indian state and its allies. our organization,” Gandhi said. “They used it Politically, they used it in Karnataka, they used it against the Supreme Court. The only word for this is treason and this has to be investigated and the ministry The interior minister must resign.
When asked on what basis the fee was charged, Gandhi said, “Are you allowed to buy Pegasus? Can I buy Pegasus? Pegasus must be authorized by the state. The application must be at least signed by the Minister of the Interior, possibly by the Prime Minister. Pegasus cannot be sold to a country’s military; it is sold to the government of the country. Please read the contract. It is sold government to government. ”
Regarding the reported target of his phone, Gandhi said, “My phone is not just a potential target, my phone has been tapped. It is not Rahul Gandhi’s private matter. I am an opposition leader, I raise people’s voices. This is an attack on the voice of the people. The Home Secretary should resign and there should be a Supreme Court investigation into Narendra Modi. I received a call from IB (Intelligence Directorate) who taps into my phone. They say your phone is being tapped. My security people told me they had to ask what I said again. I have no illusions that I am being exploited. ”
Gandhi also alleges that targeting the former head of the Central Bureau of Investigation’s phone confirmed that the government was “eavesdropping” and “blackmailing” him as he was “preparing to file an FIR (information report). first news) about corruption in the Rafale deal.”
Indian Parliament Committee spokesman Pawan Khera alleges that in 2017-18, the Modi regime not only added a new sub-head to the Secretariat of the National Security Council called Cybersecurity Research and Development, but that year the funding allocated to the National Security Council Secretariat skyrocketed to 333 crore from 33 crore the year before.
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