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Greta toolkit: After Disha Ravi, arrest warrants against Nikita Jacob, Shantanu

Their names are mentioned to have surfaced in Ravi’s questioning after she was despatched to a five-day police remand by a metropolis courtroom on Sunday

By Anvit Srivastava

PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 12:33 PM IST

A day after the arrest of local weather activist Disha Ravi from Bengaluru for her alleged involvement in dissemination of the protest toolkit in assist of the farmers’ agitation, Delhi Police on Monday issued non-bailable warrants against two others, Mumbai-based lawyer Nikita Jacob and Shantanu. Their names are mentioned to have surfaced in Ravi’s questioning after she was despatched to a five-day police remand by a metropolis courtroom on Sunday.

Senior cops of the Delhi Police’s particular cell confirmed that whereas non-bailable warrants have been issued, the involvement of the duo within the case referring to the toolkit is but to be disclosed. Police are additionally checking their backgrounds to seek out out if they’re affiliated with any group.

Ravi has been accused of sharing the toolkit with Greta Thunberg and later asking her to take away it. She has been booked for sedition, selling enmity and felony conspiracy, amongst different offences.

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Delhi Police on February 4 registered a primary data report (FIR) below sections 124A (sedition), 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to trigger riot), 153A (selling enmity between completely different teams) and 120B (felony conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) after Thunberg tweeted the toolkit whereas expressing her assist for the farmers’ protest in India.

The police have claimed that the toolkit was put collectively by a “pro-Khalistani group” named Poetic Justice Foundation. Thunberg later deleted her tweet. The FIR was registered against the individuals who created and unfold the toolkit.

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