By reports of Indian express it has been surveyed and found that may of students , teachers and persons whose names are big enough have gone through this spy problem. On Thursday indian express reported about the this problem where people get video calls through whatsapp, numbers are unknown and this problem is basically a spy problem.
I order to get details about the same indian express conducted interviews from 17 of famous known people on Friday.
Ravindranath Bhalla, advocate in the High Court Of Telangana, and general-secretary, Committee for the Release of Political Prisoner said that he received call from citizens lab who were informing him about this But he did not pay attention to them finally they approached him about the same. Similar was case with Bela Somari/Bhatia, Bastar-based human rights lawyer and activist she to had a call from citizens lab who told her about this whatsapp call, in wait to know about her research in late september.
Shalini Gera, Bastar-based lawyer for jailed activist Sudha Bhardwaj and co-founder of Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group:said that she was getting repeated video calls from international number between feb and march 2019, where else a whatsapp contact sent her message in october.
Another person said name Nihal Singh Rathod, Nagpur-based lawyer who is also junior to lawyer-activist Surendra Gadling, arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case: he got the disclosure on october 2014,he was getting missed calls consistency through whatsapp he even changed his number but still could not rescue, he finally got to know about this on mentioned date.
Similarly there were many more victims like Seema Azad, human rights activist, associated with PUCL, brings out a Hindi magazine from Allahabad, Dastak Naye Samay Ki, Dr Saroj Giri, Lecturer in Political Science, Delhi University:
“, Amar Singh Chahal: Chandigarh-based human rights lawyer and member of Lawyers for Human Rights International: “I am not aware of this.”
Rajeev Sharma, Delhi-based independent columnist and strategic affairs analyst: etc… a few in the interview did not knew about the threat but these people were very less in number.