In an 8-page ruling, Judge Ismael Moreno Chamarro at the duty investigating court in Madrid ordered two puppet masters arrested on Friday to prison on remand, without bail, on charges of glorifying terrorism and inciting hatred.

He argued there were enough indications of criminal responsibility to jail Alfónso Lázaro de la Torre and Raul García Pérez for their actions on Friday evening.

The ruling confirmed some of the activities undertaken by the puppets controlled by the two men at the children's play included "the hanging of a doll dressed as a judge, the stabbing of policeman, the...