Toolkit Case: Climate Activist Disha Ravi Gets Bail After 10 Days, Can’t Leave Country Till Probe Ends

Earlier today, the Delhi Police grilled all three activists - Disha Ravi, Nikita Jacob and Shantanu Muluk - accused of instigating the Republic Day violence.

Updated: February 23, 2021 5:38 PM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Sharmita Kar

Disha Ravi
Disha Ravi, a 21-year-old climate activist was arrested from Bengaluru on February 13 in connection with allegedly editing and sharing a 'toolkit' on social media related to the farmers' protest.

New Delhi: Disha Ravi, the 21-year old climate activist, who was arrested in the ‘Toolkit’ case, on Tuesday got bail on a bond of Rs 1 lakh and two sureties of the same amount. Additional Session Judge Dharmender Rana of the Patiala sessions court granted the environmentalist bail after 10 days of police custody. The court has granted bail to Ravi on a condition that she continues to cooperate with the ongoing investigations and joins the investigation as and when summoned. The court also said that she ‘shall not leave the country without court’s permission.

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“We are happy. We believe in the system and the law,” Disha’s mother Manjula Ravi said as the activist got bail in the toolkit case.

Earlier today, the Delhi Police grilled all three activists – Disha Ravi, Nikita Jacob and Shantanu Muluk – accused of instigating the Republic Day violence.

Ravi was arrested in Bengaluru earlier this month for her alleged role in the infamous ‘Toolkit doc’ which, according to the Delhi Police, was behind the January 26 violence in the national capital. The police have described the young activist as a key conspirator in the document’s formulation and dissemination and said that she started a WhatsApp group and collaborated to draft the document.

The controversial ‘Toolkit doc’ came to the limelight when popular teen activist Greta Thunberg shared it on Twitter.

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Published Date: February 23, 2021 4:08 PM IST

Updated Date: February 23, 2021 5:38 PM IST