The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to all the 41 accused remanded in judicial custody in connection with the Puttingal fireworks tragedy in Kollam, which claimed 110 lives.
Justice P. Ubaid issued the order while allowing petitions filed by the accused, most of them were office-bearers of the Puttingal temple managing committee.
'No preventive measures'
The police charge was that the accused had caused the explosion with the full knowledge that it would lead to the death of humans and that they did it without taking any preventive measures.
It was for the second time that the petitioners were moving the High Court for bail.
The High Court had earlier dismissed the bail pleas.