NIA in a quandary as bail condition for mobile phone tethering turns out to be a tug
The Leaflet / by Sarah Thanawala
The bail conditions set by the Supreme Court during the grant of regular bail to Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira mandated pairing mobile phones of the duo with the devices of the investigating officers. Now the National Investigation Agency has said that the concerned investigating officers stand to lose their privacy.
“If you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you,” wrote German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in his book Beyond Good And Evil.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) seems to have discovered the meaning of the quote recently.
… The matter will be further heard on September 5.
NIA expresses concern over bail condition asking officers to pair phones with Bhima Koregaon accused
Scroll.in / by Scroll Staff
The central agency told a special court that the condition could infringe on the privacy of the investigating officers.
The National Investigation Agency on Thursday expressed concern about the Supreme Court’s bail condition that activists Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves pair their mobile phones with investigating officers.