The Bombay High Court allows transit anticipatory bail application of Nikita Jacob, granting her transit bail for three weeks in connection with an FIR filed by Delhi police in the toolkit matter. In case of arrest, she will be released on a personal bond of Rs 25,000 and one surety of like amount.Earlier, climate activist and lawyer Nikita Jacob, who is involved in the controversial “Toolkit” document case related to farmers’ protest, has admitted that there was a Zoom meeting before Republic Day which was attended by Poetic Justice Foundation (PJF) founder MO Dhaliwal. Other fellow activists including Disha Ravi were present for this meeting. Jacob also claimed in a document submitted by her lawyer to the Mumbai police that the “Toolkit” was being prepared by Extinction Rebellion (XR) India volunteers for presenting the whole picture with a simple breakdown for an international audience.
Wed Feb 17 , 2021