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Nikita Jacob Files Transit Bail Plea After Non-Bailable Warrant In Toolkit Case

Jacob claimed that Delhi Police's Cyber Cell has recorded her statement

Mumbai: After Delhi Police issued a non-bailable warrant against lawyer-activist Nikita Jacob for her alleged involvement in the toolkit case, she moved to Bombay High Court and filed a transit bail petition.

Jacob claimed that Delhi Police’s Cyber Cell has recorded her statement.

According to the petition, on 11 February a Delhi Police team went to Jacob’s residence in Mumbai with a search warrant and seized some of his personal documents and his electronic gadgets.

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“The Delhi Police team also took passwords of their social media accounts from them. A ‘Panchnama’ was also created by the police in this regard,” the petition said.

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It further states, “It is feared that despite cooperating in the investigation, due to political reprisals and media trials, the applicant may be arrested. This comes a day after Disha Ravi, “a climate activist”, was arrested and sent to five days of police custody.

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21-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi was arrested from Bengaluru for the creation and dissemination of the ’21 Toolkit’ document in protest against the ongoing farmers. She was one of the editors of the ‘Toolkit’ document.

Earlier, the Delhi Police sent a communication to Google for registration details and account activity logs through which a “toolkit” related to farmers’ protests was created and uploaded on the social media platform.

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