The Fact News Service
New Delhi, February 17
Nikita Jacob, convicted in a toolkit case related to the peasant agitation, has been granted relief by the Bombay High Court today (Wednesday). The Delhi Police had issued a non-bailable warrant against Nikita in the case. Nikita, a lawyer by profession, approached the court and sought relief in the case. The court granted Nikita three weeks’ transit bail.
Nikita Jacob’s lawyers argued in court that Nikita was ready to co-operate with the Delhi Police investigation but was only appealing against the non-bailable warrant. During the hearing, the court said that in this case, F.C. I. R. It is registered in Delhi itself. Delhi Police have also seized Nikita’s mobile-laptop. The Delhi Police claims that Nikita’s role in the conspiracy is the biggest and most suspicious.
It may be recalled that the Delhi Police had in the past disclosed a toolkit case related to the Kisan Andolan. Disha Ravi, a wind and water activist from Bengaluru, has been arrested by the police in the case. After which Nikita Jacob and Shantanu were being searched. It is alleged that Nikita and Shantanu are in touch with Khalistani supporters who helped make the toolkit. It was the same toolkit that Disha Ravi sent to environmental activist Greta Thunberg. Ravi, who was arrested in the case, is in police custody for five days.