Nikita Jacob gets three weeks transit anticipatory bail

Nikita Jacob gets three weeks transit anticipatory bail
Role of activist-lawyer from Mumbai under scanner in 'Toolkit' case, NBW issued.

Mumbai: February 17: The Bombay High Court granted Nikita three weeks transit anticipatory bail. Following the hearing of her appeal, the Bombay High Court granted interim bail for three weeks against the FIR filed by the police in the ‘Toolkit’ case. The court ruled that Nikita Jacob can be released on bail by depositing Rs.25,000 bond if she was arrested.

Justice P D Naik had heard the plea of Nikita Jacob on Tuesday against a non-bailable arrest warrant issued against her and another activist Shantanu Muluk, by Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court and has reserved the order on Tuesday.

Also, Bombay HC (Aurangabad Bench) on Tuesday granted a 10 days transit bail to Santanu Muluk, in the same case.

Another accused activist, Disha Ravi was arrested by Delhi Police and is currently in police custody for five days.

As claimed by Delhi Police, Ravi, Jacob and Muluk created the ‘toolkit’ related to farmers agitation which was shared with Greta Thunberg.



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