Nikita Jacob Granted 3-week Transit Bail in Toolkit Case

New Delhi: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday gave a transit anticipatory bail for three weeks to ‘Toolkit’ row-accused lawyer Nikita Jacob in connection with the FIR filed by Delhi Police. In case of arrest, she will be released on a personal bond of Rs 25,000 and one surety of like amount, the court said. Also Read – Toolkit Case: Bombay High Court Grants 10-Day Transit Anticipatory Bail To Shantanu Muluk, Order on Nikita Jacob’s Plea Today

The Delhi Police has accused climate activist Disha Ravi, lawyer Nikita Jacob and her Shantanu Muluk of conducting a “digital strike” by propagating the Toolkit Doc to malign the image of India. The controversy erupted when popular climate activist Greta Thunberg shared the Toolkit doc on Twitter. Also Read – Toolkit Row: Delhi Police Writes to Zoom App, Seeks Details of Meeting Over R-Day Violence

The Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court had last evening granted transit anticipatory bail for a period of ten days to activist Shantanu Muluk. Also Read – ‘Those Who Sow Seeds of Anti-Nationalism…’ Haryana Minister Anil Vij Stirs Row Over Tweet on Disha Ravi

“Disha, Shantanu and Nikita created and edited the toolkit. Disha sent the toolkit to Greta Thunberg through the Telegram app. Disha deleted a WhatsApp group which she created to spread the toolkit. The due procedure was followed during Dishal’s arrest,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Cyber) Prem Nath had claimed.

Disha Ravi was sent to five days of police remand on Sunday by a Delhi court in Mumbai.

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