Unknown miscreants hurled a hand grenade at the residence of NPP intending candidate of Heirok AC, Ningthoujam Diten at Ukhongsang Mayai Leikai on Friday.
According to police, the bomb was hurled and exploded at around 6:45 pm inside the residential campus of Diten, however no one was injured in the explosion.
Upon receiving the information, top ranking personnel of Thoubal district police rushed to the site and took stock of the situation. The police team had also taken up stringent security measures at the location.
As per sources, Diten was not at home when the incident happened. He was away from home attending a meeting.
Thoubal Police Station has taken up a case regarding the explosion and investigation is underway.