Jailed Arma devs free on bail

Czech media reports state Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar post bail and are released from Greek jail after 128 days of imprisonment.

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Jailed Arma developers Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar have been freed from a Greek jail. Czech media reports today (compiled by a fan-created support site) state that the two each posted a €5,000 ($6,686) bail, ending their 128-day imprisonment on spying charges.

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A Bohemia Interactive representative told GameSpot, "Right now we're waiting for an official statement from Greece, but it's definitely a very positive turn of events."

Buchta and Pezlar were arrested on the Greek island of Lemnos in September for spying on a military compound. According to Greek reports, the pair were in possession of videos and photos of military compounds in Lemnos at the time of their arrest.

The Greek island is the main location for Bohemia Interactive's recently delayed shooter Arma III, with the two reportedly claiming that they were collecting reference material for the game.

Since their arrest, Bohemia Interactive has insisted that Buchta and Pezlar were on holiday and did not enter any military areas or shoot any footage of military objects for use in Arma III.

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