Bombay HC Grants Protection From Arrest To Nikita Jacob In Toolkit Case, After Delhi Police's Non-Bailable Warrant

Swarajya Staff

Feb 17, 2021, 01:03 PM | Updated 01:03 PM IST

Nikita Jacob - left, Greta Thunberg - right (Pic via OpIndia)
Nikita Jacob - left, Greta Thunberg - right (Pic via OpIndia)

Nikita Jacob a key accused in the Farmer Protest Toolkit matter has been granted a three-week protection from arrest by the Bombay High Court after Delhi Police issued a non-bailable warrant against her, Bar And Bench has reported.

Justice P D Naik pronounced this order after Jacob petitioned the High Court seeking a four week transit anticipatory bail and protection from any coercive action.

Jacob who was earlier said to have been absconding, was involved in editing the controversial toolkit.

Poetic Justice Foundation's founder M O Dhaliwal had contacted Jacob to help create a Twitter storm over the protests ahead of Republic Day. A zoom meeting was also carried out over the same and was attended by individuals including Mo Dhaliwal, Jacob and Disha Ravi.

The police had earlier gone to Jacob's house and examined her electronic gadgets. The cops also wanted to question Jacob but she was not available

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