Govt to form JIT to probe PM House audio leaks case
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The federal government has decided to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the issue of audio leaks from the Prime Minister's House.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the sources in the Interior Ministry said that officials from intelligence agencies will also be a part of the JIT.
The sources said the JIT will investigate some basic issues related to security breaches and persons involved in the matter.
The JIT will investigate that either this IT data was hacked or stolen and sold. It will also investigate whether devices were installed in the PM House or made recordings on mobile phones.
The JIT will have the power to conduct investigations involving the staff of the PM House and examine which officers were present at the PM House at the time of the audio tapes.
The JIT will also be able to bring an investigation involving the Directorate of a civil intelligence institute at the PM House.
The sources said that investigations will also be conducted with the officials of the Special Branch who have been working in the PM House and Secretariat for the last six months.