Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]February 16 (ANI): Climate activist Nikita Jacob, who is involved in the controversial “Toolkit” documentary related to the farmers’ protest, has admitted that there was a Zoom meeting before Republic Day, in which Poetic Justice Foundation founder MO participated. Dhaliwal and other activist comrades including Disha Ravi.
In a document that Jacob’s lawyer provided to the Mumbai police, she claimed that “Toolkit” was prepared by Extinction Rebellion (XR) India volunteers to present the whole picture with a simple breakdown to an international audience.
Despite this acknowledgment, Jacob has denied that he shared any information with the Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg and added that the document was an “information package” and not intended to encourage violence.
She also claimed that she has “no religious, political and economic motive or agenda to investigate, discuss, edit and circulate toolboxes to raise awareness.” Apart from this, Jacob has sought protection against arrest for four weeks, temporary protection from all coercive measures and a direction to the Delhi police to share a copy of the FIR registered against her.
This comes a day after MO Dhaliwal, the founder of the pro-Khalistani Poetic Justice Foundation, contacted activist Nikita Jacob through his colleague Puneet, a Canadian citizen, to create a storm on Twitter before Republic Day, according to police sources.
In the past, an investigation into the toolbox conspiracy has revealed the deeper conspiracy associated with the Google document.
According to sources, the Special Cell team went to Nikita Jacob’s house four days ago and examined her electronic gadgets. Delhi police told her they would interrogate her again, but she is currently unavailable.
Earlier, 21-year-old Disha Ravi from Bengaluru was arrested in connection with the formulation and dissemination of the Toolkit document, in the ongoing agricultural protest. She was one of the editors of the “Toolkit” document.
Disha was later sent to five days in police custody. Later on Monday, police also issued a non-rescue order against activists Nikita Jacob and Shantanu, who live in Beed, Maharashtra.
According to Delhi police, the toolbox editors collaborated with the pro-Khalistani Poetic Justice Foundation to spread discontent against the Indian state. Disha was the one who shared Toolkit Doc with Greta Thunberg.
Last week, Disha was presented before a court in Delhi that revoked her five-day police sentence. Disha Ravi broke down in the courtroom and told the judge that she had only edited two lines and she wanted to support the farmers’ protest.
Earlier, Delhi police sent a message to Google to search for registration information and activity log for the account, through which a “toolbox” related to the farmers’ protest was created and uploaded to the social media platform. (ANI)