Shantanu Muluk, accused in 'toolkit' case, granted protection from arrest till 9 March
A Delhi Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in the anticipatory bail application filed by Muluk and directed the police not to take any coercive action
New Delhi: A court in the city on Thursday granted protection from arrest to Shantanu Muluk in the toolkit case till 9 March. Muluk, along with Disha Ravi, is accused of sharing a "toolkit" on social media related to the farmers' protest.
Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana granted the relief to the activist after the Delhi Police said it needed time to conduct further interrogation before filing a detailed reply to Muluk's anticipatory bail plea.
The judge noted the submission and directed the police not to take any coercive action against Muluk till 9 March, when court will further hear the matter.
Earlier, Muluk had got transit bail from the Bombay High Court on 16 February for a period of 10 days.
He, along with Ravi and Nikita Jacob, was booked for alleged sedition and other charges.
He was arrested by the Delhi Police on Monday for allegedly 'hurting religious sentiments and promoting enmity'
The revelation came a day after the Delhi Police arrested three persons, including two shooters, in connection with the murder
Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village of Punjab's Mansa district on 29 May