One hand grenade suspected to be Chinese made was found on Monday morning at the main gate of one Sapam Somendro Meitei, 42, son of (Late) S Kumar Singh of Khongman Zone V.
According to police, information was received at around 6:03 am that one suspected hand grenade had been found at the main gate of the residence of Somendro. Soon after, a team of Irilbung police along with state bomb squads reached the spot and recovered the hand grenade safely. Later, the bomb was disposed of at 9:10 am at Awa Ching, Keirao, Imphal East.
It is reported that Somendro is a rental service proprietor of shamiana (ceremonial tent), utensils and others for ceremonial events.