SC asks Centre to put in place mechanism to verify mobile users

Monday, Feb 6, 2017,13:36 IST By anju A A A

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to put in place within a year an effective mechanism to verify identities of existing mobile users.

A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice N V Ramana said the verification of existing pre-paid mobile users, running into cores, be done within one year.

The bench was hearing a plea filed by NGO Lokniti Foundation on the issue.