Bomb attack

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IMPHAL, March 27: The official residential quarter of the Block Development Officer of Imphal West District identified as Keisham Rajendro was attacked by some unidentified armed miscreants by hurling one hand grenade this afternoon around 3.30 pm at Lamphel Sanakeithel under Lamphel police station, however, the grenade failed to explode.

In the meantime, the said hand grenade was retrieved from the spot by a team of Lamphel police this evening after the incident was officially informed by the family, besides the motive behind the attacked is yet to be established, however reliable source said that the motive could be connected to monetary demands from UG groups.

It has also stated that the residence of the said officer had been attacked three times in the past in connection with monetary demands.

The Lamphel police have further registered a case in this connection today.

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