Outrage surface as judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico compound

A $20,000 bond was issued for each defendant, who also were ordered to wear ankle monitors, have weekly contact with their attorneys, not consume alcohol and have no firearms.
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Transcript for Outrage surface as judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico compound
Next tonight here, the outrage tonight after a judge in New Mexico granted bail to the adult suspects charged after that discovery on a remote compound, children living in filth and a 3-year-old found dead. ABC's gio Benitez is in new Mexico. Reporter: Tonight, a new Mexico judge facing threats after granting bail for five suspects accused of child abuse on a remote New Mexico compound. The state alleges that there was a big plan afoot. But the state hasn't shown to my satisfaction by clear and convincing evidence what, in fact, that plan was. Reporter: The judge saying the government failed to articulate any specific threat to public safety. It comes after prosecutors offered disturbing new details about the death of 3-year-old Abdul wahhaj, allegedly kidnapped by his father. The rituals were done to expel demons. Reporter: Who would direct them to attack banks and schools, according to prosecutors. Last week, authorities rescued 11 emaciated children from that compound. Prosecutors believe they were training them for shootings. David, all five suspects have pleaded not guilty. Most of them are expected to be released on bond. But the father of the child who died may be held. David? Gio, thank you.

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