'Toolkit' case: Nikita Jacob moves Delhi court for anticipatory bail, plea likely to be heard tomorrow

Jacob has been booked for sedition along with climate activist Disha Ravi. They have been accused of being involved in sharing a 'toolkit' related to the farmers' protest

Press Trust of India March 01, 2021 21:16:35 IST
'Toolkit' case: Nikita Jacob moves Delhi court for anticipatory bail, plea likely to be heard tomorrow

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New Delhi: Nikita Jacob, who is accused along with Disha Ravi for allegedly being involved in sharing a "toolkit" on social media related to the farmers' protest, on Monday moved a Delhi court seeking anticipatory bail.

The application moved by Jacob, who is charged with the case of sedition, is likely to come up for hearing on Tuesday before Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana.

She had got transit anticipatory bail from Bombay High Court on 17 February for three weeks, with direction to approach the court concerned in Delhi, where the case is lodged.

The court on 23 February had granted bail to Ravi, who is a climate activist and was arrested by the Delhi Police from Bengaluru.

The sessions court in Delhi on 25 February granted protection from arrest to another co-accused, Shantanu Muluk, till 9 March, when it will hear his anticipatory bail application.

Muluk was granted transit anticipatory bail from the Aurangabad Bench on 16 February for 10 days. He approached Delhi court on 23 February.

Ravi, Muluk and Jacob were booked for alleged sedition and other charges. Ravi was arrested by a Cyber Cell team of the Delhi Police from Bengaluru and brought to Delhi.

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