An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) allegedly planted by miscreants was found at the gate of Veterinary department director Chabungbam Nandakishor in Thangmeiband Watham Leirakta under Imphal Police Station, Imphal West around 10 pm on Wednesday.
After a case was registered in the connection with the incident by Imphal Police Station, a team of Manipur Police, Bomb Disposal Squad collected the bomb at 10.40 pm, and it was handed over to the custody of Imphal Police Station.
It may be mentioned that one UG group had earlier planted another bomb at the same residence of the director. His son, Prasanta, a sub-inspector of Manipur Police is currently posted at Lamphel Police Station, as per sources. It is believed that the incident has nothing to do with Prasanta.
Meanwhile, miscreants allegedly carried out a grenade attack at the residence of one Oinam Itocha ,65, son of Nodiachand located near Snow land Oil Pump at Samurou under Wangoi Police Station in Imphal West at around 7.45 pm on Wednesday.
There were no casualties during the blast. According to police, the blast appeared to be of low intensity. Wangoi Police Station has lodged a case in connection with the matter.