The Delhi Police on Friday requested Google and a few social media giants to offer details about e-mail ids, URLs and sure social media accounts associated to the creators of a “toolkit” shared by teen local weather activist Greta Thunberg and others on Twitter in reference to the farmers’ protest.
The Cyber Cell unit of the Delhi Police had on Thursday lodged an FIR in opposition to “pro-Khalistan” creators of the “toolkit” for waging a “social, cultural and financial struggle in opposition to the Authorities of India”.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Cyber Cell) Anyesh Roy stated a letter has been written to Google and different entities searching for info from them about individuals who created these accounts and uploaded these paperwork together with the toolkit on social media.
Police stated they’ve sought particulars concerning the e-mail ids, area URLs and sure social media accounts talked about within the “toolkit”. This doc was uploaded via Google doc and shared afterward Twitter.
As of now, we’re ready for particulars from the involved entities and based mostly on info supplied by them, we are going to proceed with the investigation additional, Mr Roy stated.
A senior police officer stated that the unique doc will assist the investigators in figuring out the creators of the “toolkit” and the one that has shared it.
He stated the doc in query was created, edited and pushed by sure folks and it is very important establish them since there may be an “factor of conspiracy”.
The case in opposition to unnamed individuals have been registered on expenses of felony conspiracy, sedition and numerous different sections of the Indian Penal Code, police stated.
Based on a senior Delhi Police officer, preliminary investigation has steered the doc’s hyperlink with a pro-Khalistan group, named “Poetic Justice Basis”.
He stated contemplating the unfolding of occasions prior to now few days, together with the violence on January 26, it has revealed “copycat execution” of the motion plan talked about within the ””toolkit”” which was additionally aimed toward waging “a social, cultural and financial struggle in opposition to the Authorities of India.”
Based on police, the toolkit has a specific part which says — digital strike via hashtags on or earlier than January 26, tweet storms on January 23 onwards, bodily motion on January 26 and watch-out or be a part of farmers march into Delhi and again to borders.
The doc “toolkit” was aimed to unfold disaffection and ill-will in opposition to the federal government of India and creating disharmony amongst numerous social, non secular and cultural teams, the police added.