West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reaches Delhi, ordered probe into Pegasus Snoopgate

News Desk: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reached Delhi for a five-day visit. She is likely to meet Opposition leaders, including Sonia Gandhi and is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Earlier today she said that West Bengal is the first state to initiate a commission of enquiry into the ‘Pegasus Project’, adding that everyone including the judiciary and civic society has been under surveillance through it.

She said “Under the leadership of Senior Justice Madan Bhimrao Lokur and ex-Chief Justice, Calcutta High Court, Jyotirmay Bhattacharya, we’ve initiated the commission. They will monitor illegal hacking, monitoring, surveillance, recording mobile phones etc”

“We expected that during Parliament, the Centre will investigate under SC supervision, but they didn’t” she added.