Govt forms JIT to probe PM Shehbaz’s alleged audio leaks
The PML-N led federal coalition government has constituted a joint investigation team (JIT) to investigate the data hacked from the Prime Minister’s House.
A high-level investigation has been initiated into the issue of data hacking of the Prime Minister’s House, with one member each included from intelligence agencies in the JIT.
The JIT will investigate the breaching of sensitive data from Prime minister’s house. Meanwhile, the personnel of the special branch designated at the PM’s secretariat will also be questioned regarding the matter.
Sources said that there will be an investigation into whether devices were installed in the Prime Minister’s house or if the phone calls were recorded, the investigation team will examine which officer was present in the Prime Minister’s house at the time of the incident.
According to the sources, the movement of the security personnel posted at the Prime Minister’s House and Office has also been restricted.
On the other hand, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif called a meeting of the National Security Committee on Wednesday at the Prime Minister’s House on the issue of audio leaks from the Prime Minister’s House.
Heads of security agencies will also participate in the meeting.
The audio of the secret meeting in the Prime Minister’s House was leaked two days before, after which questions were being raised regarding the security of the PM House.
In the leak audio, PM Shehbaz, Rana Sanaullah, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and others can be allegedly heard expressing their opinions over PTI’s resignations. They were also talking about Nawaz Sharif’s permission to accept the resignations.
Earlier, another audio between PM Shehbaz and Maryam Nawaz leaked in which both PML-N vice president was asking for a power plant from India to be imported for her son-in-law.