HC grants transit anticipatory bail to Adv Jacob in toolkit case

Mumbai, Feb 17 (Agency) The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted transit anticipatory bail to Mumbai-based activist lawyer Nikita Jacob in connection with the toolkit case. Justice PD Naik granted the relief for three weeks time following her plea against a non-bailable arrest warrant issued against her and another activist Shantanu Muluk, by Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court.

The high court had reserved its order on Jacob when the matter was heard here on Tuesday after it was mentioned for an urgent hearing on Monday by her lawyers.