AMRITSAR, Feb. 4 -- A court on Monday granted bail to the eight persons who were booked for trying to vandalise folk dancers' statues at the Heritage Street leading to the Golden Temple.

Those arrested for the January 15 vandalism bid are Ravinder Singh of Ganaur village in SBS Nagar; Maninder Singh and Harwinder Singh of Rupnagar; Gursewak Singh of Hussanpur village in Batala; Ranjit Singh of Chabhal village and Amarbir Singh of Manjh village in Tarn Taran; Rajbir Singh of Amritsar; and Amrit Singh of Moga.

They had managed to break the marble panes of the platform on which the bronze statues are mounted. Additional chief judicial magistrate RS Bajwa ordered the bail on Monday," said their lawyer. HTC

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