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Nikita Jacob used Greta Thunberg's name to spread propaganda with the toolkit.

The Delhi police has alleged that Nikita is the main conspirator. However, the case is ongoing and the court has not issued a verdict.

The Delhi police has alleged that Nikita is the main conspirator. However, the case is ongoing and the court has not issued a verdict.Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg's tweet on farmers' protests containing a "toolkit" sparked a controversy. She later deleted the toolkit saying it was being “updated by people on the ground in India” following which she uploaded an 'updated toolkit' on Feb 4. A case was registered, and the Delhi police alleged that the toolkit contained incriminating evidence against the conspirators. It led to the arrest of activist Disha Ravi after her alleged WhatsApp chat with Thunberg was leaked. The police allege that Ravi and a lawyer and activist, Nikita Jacob, and Pune-based engineer Shantanu Muluk created the toolkit, which had secessionist content.

Sources in the Delhi Police told India Today that Jacob "was directly in touch with Khalistani elements and had attended a Zoom meeting with them recently". The police further claimed that it had conducted a raid at Jacob’s house but could not interrogate her as she was not present there.

Her legal team contradicted this by claiming that police interrogated her for 13 hours.

Subsequently, Delhi Police said upon examining over 100 GB of data retrieved from gadgets belonging to Jacob, they found that the toolkit had been referred to as “comms package”, which, according to investigators, meant communication package. “It has been found that several applications were used for communication — including Telegram, Signal, Proton, Cyberghost, and Signal.” Based on the data retrieved from Jacob's WhatsApp chats, emails, data from a pen drive, desktop, and mobile phones, police suspect that she wanted to use Thunberg's name to spread the anti-India propaganda.

In her statement to the Delhi Police, Jacob defended that the toolkit was used to spread the information collected from various sources besides other public information and resource links for similar campaigns. It sought to educate those interested in learning more about the farmer's current situation in India. She added that it did not in any manner incite riots or violence. However, the case is still ongoing, and the court has not held Jacob guilty of spreading propaganda.

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