IMPHAL, October 24: Three hand grenades were found at the residence of three individuals at Naoremthong, Wangjing Tentha and Yairipok Bamon Leikai.
The first grenade was found at the residence of Senjam Mani, 55, s/o Paka of Naoremthong Khumanthem Leikai at around 6:15 am today. Mani is the principal of Cosmopolitan High School, Chingkhu.
The second grenade was found near the residence of Elangbam Amumacha of Wangjing Tentha at around 8 am today. The grenade was found wrapped in a carbon paper. A threat note which read as “Amumacha, Joy and Beikul, stop supporting Hemanta. It is your first warning” was also found written on a white plain paper.
The third incident occurred at Yairipok Bamon Leikai when one unidentified person came to threaten one grocer Takhellambam Pishak with a hand grenade. The locals apprehended the youth along with the grenade. He was later handed over to the police.