Israeli Pegasus Spyware News: Pakistan’s Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said, ‘We are engaged in obtaining more information about the hacking.’
Pakistan PM Imran Khan
Amidst the new revelations about the Israeli software Pegasus, Pakistan has teased a different story. There have also been reports of espionage allegedly through this Israeli software on the phone of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan. Furious, Pakistan has also accused India of this. At the same time it has also been said that he will raise this issue at the appropriate forum.
Pakistan’s Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said, ‘We are engaged in getting more information about the hacking’. He said that once we get the information, we will raise it at the appropriate forum. Imran’s minister was asked whether he would take up this issue with India.
expressed concern by tweeting
Earlier, Fawad Chaudhary had expressed concern on this issue by tweeting. “The reports of the Indian government spying on journalists, opposition leaders and politicians using Israeli software are worrying,” he had said. According to the news coming in Pakistani media, Imran Khan’s phone is also in the hacked phone. According to Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper, at least one thousand numbers of India were in the surveillance list. Of these, several hundred numbers are from Pakistan. One of these numbers was also of Imran Khan.
Extremely concerned on news reports emerging from @guardiannews that Indian Govt used Israeli software to spy on Journalists,political opponents and politicians,unethical policies of #ModiGovt have dangerously polarised India and the region… more details are emerging
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) July 19, 2021
Political ruckus in India
After the revelations of Pegasus, there is a political storm in India too. The opposition has made preparations to surround the government on this issue in Parliament. Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s number has also been found in this list. Pakistan’s Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari also said that the second part report in this regard is coming soon. After the issue arose in 2019, the Indian government had denied the use of Pegasus software.
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