Amid a row over the toolkit shared by climate activist Greta Thunberg, the Delhi Police had made a major revelation regarding the involvement of Nikita Jacob and Disha Ravi in the toolkit.
Delhi Police, had issued non-bailable warrants against Nikita Jacob and Shantanu and stated that “Several screenshots of the toolkit were available on open source and were investigated.”
The officials now said that the Delhi Police has written to video conferencing platform Zoom seeking the details of those who participated in the January 11 meeting organized allegedly by a pro-Khalistani group to prepare a protest “toolkit” backing the farmers’ agitation.
According to the police, Mumbai lawyer Nikita Jacob and Pune engineer Shantanu were among the around 70 people who had attended the meeting through Zoom app, days before the Republic Day violence in the national capital that leftover 500 police personnel injured and one protester dead.
On Monday, Joint Commissioner of Police (cyber) Prem Nath said that the e-mail account created by Shantanu is the owner of this Google document.
“Pro-Khalistani group Poetic Justice Foundation (PJF) founder Mo Dhaliwal had contacted them (Jacob and Shantanu) through a Canada-based woman named Punit,” he said.
Adding, “Nikita and Shantanu had on January 11 attended a Zoom meeting organized by PFJ in which modalities were decided to create the ‘toolkit’ titled ‘Global Farmer Strike’ and ‘Global Day of Action, 26 January’,”
The police stated that a woman named Puneet who is based in Canada connected these people to the Pro-Khalistani Poetic Justice Foundation. Nikita and Shantanu attended a Zoom meeting organized by Poetic Justice Foundation in which modalities were chalked out.
The police also stated that it got a reply from Google on some of the questions regarding the Toolkit Doc.