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Delhi Police arrest activist from Bengaluru in Greta Thunberg’s ‘toolkit’ case

Updated: February 15, 2021 12:01 pm
Delhi Police has made the first arrest in connection with a controversial toolkit document that was tweeted by Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg. Police has arrested a 21-year-old activist Disha Ravi from Bengaluru yesterday. She was arrested by the Cyber Prevention Awareness and Detection team of Delhi Police. She was produced in a court which remanded her to five days police custody. An FIR in the case was registered earlier this month on February 4.

The police had earlier written to Google asking it to provide the original document uploaded by Greta.

Delhi Police claimed that Disha is not only an editor of the Toolkit Google Doc but is also a key conspirator behind the document’s formulation and dissemination. It said that she started a WhatsApp Group to collaborate with different people to draft the toolkit document.

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