IMPHAL, Feb 27: Unknown miscreant lobbed a hand grenade at the residence of the Waiton Gram panchayat pradhan yesterday night located under the Heingang police station, however the bomb failed to explode and was recovered from by the police this morning.
The Pradhan is identified as one Konjengbam onbi Leima 44 w/o Deven of Pangei Thongkhong Nepali Basti road.
In the meantime decrying the grenade attack, the locals of the area alongwith locals of Pangei staged a sit in protest at Pangei Thongkhong Nepali Basti road demanding clarification from the concerned attackers.
While speaking to media persons the pradhan K.Leima disclosed that there has been no instance of threats to her or her family, however on February 25 some unkown youths had given a piece of paper with a mobile number inscribed on it to one of her family members and had further warned of unwanted activities incase the Pradhan failed to make a call to the given number.
In the mean time it may recalled that unknown miscreants had also lobbed a grenade at the residence of another Pradhan identified as one Laishram ongbi Chaobihal Devi 46 who is the Pradhan of Yurenbam Gram Panchayat.