Two youth, who were held in connection with a case of arson, were released by the district court on bail.
District Judge VV Bambarde released the two boys, held for allegedly setting on fire two motorcycles in Rabodi area here on October 23, on a surety of Rs. 15,000 each and condition that they shall cooperate with the police in the further investigations.
A juvenile was also arrested along with the two youth — Himesh Kadve (21) and Pratamesh Vaity (19) — and was produced before the juvenile court which released him.
Counsel of the accused told the court that IPC Section 436 (mischief by fire or any explosive substance) was wrongly slapped and that the accused were wrongly implicated and are innocent.
The court agreed with the arguments of the defence counsel and released the duo on bail.