According to The Wire, the phone no. of an SC official who accused the former SC Ex- CJI Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment in April 2019 has been selected as a potential target by an unidentified Indian agency, the Israeli National Bureau of Statistics group customer of.
It is said that the women’s three phone numbers and eight of her family members are on a list of 50,000 leaked phone numbers that are allegedly monitored worldwide. It is said that these numbers were dialed in the same week of April. In 2019, the first complaint about the former CJI was received.
According to a report by Amnesty International between 2017 and 2021, at least 40 journalists from India may also be targeted.
However, today, the Central Government denied that all such allegations are malicious attempts to undermine Indian democracy.
In 2019, in response to some media reports about a former SC official’s allegations of sexual harassment against CJI Ranjan Gogoi at the time, the SC field a Suo-Moto case entitled “In Re: Matter of great value if affects State Independence”, Law Department, India’s Attorney General Shri Tushar Mehta.
Former CJI Gogoi argued that there was a greater conspiracy behind the allegations and the person who made the allegations wanted to ban the CJI office, therefore, the independence of the CJI Judiciary is a serious danger.
In the Suo Moto case, the court-appointed former SC Justice A.K. Patnaik by Judges Arun Misra, R.F. Nariman, and Deepak Gupta to investigate the alleged conspiracy of disgruntled mercenaries and employees against the former CJI.
In January 2020, the former SC official who filed a sexual harassment complaint against former CJI Ranjan Gogoi was reinstated.
In March of this year, the SC closed the Suo Moto case, stating that “two years have passed and the ability to restore electronic records during this period is minimal, especially considering the scope of the investigation and the ability to be educated, “this judgment is restricted continue this process is useless.