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                                          scanty and sketchy

         How the police case against climate

                      activist disha ravi fell apart

          She was arrested for her involvement in sharing a ‘toolkit’ on social

                        media in connection with the ongoing farmers’ protest

        Our Bureau

        New Delhi

                limate activist Disha
                Ravi, who was arrested
        Cfor her involvement in
        sharing a ‘toolkit’ on social me-
        dia in connection with the on-
        going farmers’ protest, has been
        released from Delhi’s Tihar jail,
        prison  officials  confirmed  on
            Earlier, a Delhi court on
        Tuesday granted bail to climate
        activist Disha Ravi, who was
        taken into custody by Delhi Po-
        lice on February 13 from Ben-
        galuru  in  connection  with  the
        farmers protest ‘toolkit’ case.
        Additional Session Judge Dhar-
        mender Rana has granted bail
        to her on furnishing a bail bond
        of Rs 100,000 with two sureties
        of the same amount. She was
        produced before Patiala House
        Court at the end of her one-day
        police custody.
            “Considering the scanty and
        sketchy investigation, I do not find
        any palpable reason to breach
        the rule of bail for a 22-year-old
        girl who has absolutely no crim-              Disha Ravi leaves from Patiala House Court after being granted bail in regards of toolkit case,
        inal antecedents,” Addition-                                                in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)
        al Session Judge Dharmend-
        er Rana said in  his bail  order.    Monday, who was arrested by             On Monday, a Delhi Court  yesterday’s hearing at Patiala
            Expressing relief and happi-     the Special Cell of Delhi Police  had granted the 21-year-old  House Court. The 21-year-old
        ness over the bail granted to Di-    on February 13 from Bengaluru. climate activist one-day police  activist was arrested from Ben-
        sha, her mother Manjula said,           Disha was sent to custody as  remand. She was produced be- galuru  in  connection  with  the
        “We are happy. We believe in         part of the police probe into vi- fore Chief Metropolitan Magis- formulation and dissemination
        the system and the law.”             olence on January 26 in the na- trate Dr Pankaj Sharma’s court  of the ‘toolkit’ document, in the
            The same court had granted       tional capital during the tractor  at the end of her three days of  ongoing farmers’ protest. She
        a one-day police remand to the       march called by farmers protest- judicial custody. Delhi Police  was one of the editors of the
        22-year-old climate activist on      ing against three new farm laws. had sought five-day remand in              Continued on next page... >>

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