The Delhi Police said on Monday that on 26 January (Republic Day Violence), the motive behind the farmers’ protests in New Delhi was to make a “digital strike” and a toolkit to tarnish India’s image ( Tookit) was to promote. He said this when police were briefing them about their investigation into the circulation of a toolkit shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg on Twitter, along with a tweet supporting the peasant movement.
Police said 21-year-old Disha Ravi of Bengaluru was arrested yesterday. The Bombay High Court advocate Nikita Jacob, against whom the police has issued a warrant. In addition, Canadian-born Sikhs MO Dhaliwal and Shantanu, an engineer associated with the pro-Khalistan organization Poetic Justice Foundation (PJF), who is an engineer and runs an NGO, attended a Zoom meeting of the PJF, which decided to take action for 26 January it was done. PFJ is a restricted organization.
Police further said that the purpose of all this was to spread false information. During the meeting, the example of the death of a farmer during the Republic Day violence was also discussed and it was said that he died due to bullet injuries. While the police had earlier made it clear that the farmer died after his tractor crashed.
The police said, “On 4 February, a toolkit came to us on social media. Initial investigations have revealed that it was created by the PJF and its people, whatever happened on 26 January, was a copy of the toolkit. was.”
Police further said that Jacob’s house was searched in Mumbai, and several secret documents were recovered from him. “Her electronic gadgets were also scanned … The email account in the toolkit is from Shantanu. On January 11, Nikita and Shantanu attended a PJF zoom meeting, which decided the action for January 26. ”