US firm says it is being threatened over forensic analysis of purported audio clip of Saqib Nisar


Garrett Discovery, a US-based firm that conducted a forensic analysis of a audio clip, purportedly of a conversation between former Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and an unidentified person, is said to have received a threatening call for his work.

“Today we got a call saying that our life is in danger and the same person said that he is going to file a case against us in court to certify our work. fact focus, 1000+ call and chat requests on our site. Threatening our team to get a different result is unethical,” it said via Twitter.

However, he did not specify where the call had come from.

Although the account that tweeted about the threat has not been confirmed, the firm’s website directs visitors to the same account on Twitter.

Garrett Discovery first came into the limelight when fact focus Website published A news story with an audio clip, attributed to former Chief Justice Nisar.

In audio clip, which has not been independently verified dawn, purportedly a voice from the former Chief Justice can be heard saying: “Let me be a little blunt about it. Unfortunately, it is the institutions that determine the decision. In this case, we have to punish Mian. Will happen. sahab (Nawaz Sharif). [I] It is said ‘we have to bring mine’ sahab follow favorites [into power],

He reportedly adds, “There has to be a punishment.”

For his part, Nissar termed the audio clip as “fabricated”, adding: “I never spoke to that person in the audio call.”

According to fact focus, Audio clip screened by Garrett Discovery.

“Garrett Discovery has a team of leading experts who have long experience in analyzing and presenting evidence and testifying before courts in the US. The firm’s analysis report certifies the integrity of the audio file and states that ‘ This audio hasn’t been edited at any time. Way,'” according to fact focus report good.

Two days after the audio clip was shared, Garrett Discovery said it had been contacted by more than 500 journalists and individuals, adding that “Mr Nelson worked so please leave saying Mr Bedford worked Is.”

It was not clear what exactly the firm was referring to.

According to Firm’s websiteAnthony Nelson – an audio and video forensics specialist – holds a master’s degree in media forensics from the University of Colorado.

Nelson previously worked for the University of Colorado Denver’s MediFor program, which aimed to test Defense Advanced Research Agencies (DARPA) media authentication software, it said.

‘Will share details if allowed’

a representative of the company first said dawn“We worked for fact focus, As part of our standard agreement, we have a confidentiality clause that prevents us from speaking about the work done or the scope of work we do.

“We have no problem releasing details, as long as our customers sign an agreement that allows us to do so. Please contact fact focus Discuss with them any inquiries about the work we do and the release of any notices with them. We will not comment on the issue till that time.”

When dawn Asked by Fact Focus whether Garrett Discovery had also determined that it was “an actual audiotape of a conversation between two individuals”, he said he never made any claims about the authenticity of the conversation. “The forensic was about the tapes, not who the two persons were. Although the first voice is snarky, we don’t know the second person.”

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The firm later tweeted that it was contacted same tv – Who published A report said the audio clip “appears to be mixed together from two separate speeches” of the former chief justice.

, Called and we’re not going to answer questions about our clients, work, or provide feedback over the phone.”