IMPHAL, July 1: Armed miscreants attack the custom office of Moreh, by firing several rounds in the evening yesterday.
According to reports from the concerned office, the incident occurred around 7:30 pm when two armed miscreants suspected to be Kuki militants entered the office searching for the Superintendent of the custom Moreh, RK. Ranendrajit.
On being informed that the SP was not in the office the miscreants took out small arms and started firing several rounds aiming at the office properties before leaving.
There was no information of any human casualties due to the attack.
The exact motive behind the attack could not be ascertained however sources inside the custom office revealed that a newly formed militant group had imposed monetary demands at the custom office few months back.
A case has been registered at the Moreh police station in connection with the firing incident.