IMPHAL, November 8: Police today safely disposed two Chinese made hand grenades retrieved from the residence of two engineers suspected to be left by armed miscreants.
In the first incident armed miscreants placed a Chinese made hand grenade around 9:45 pm yesterday at the Uripok Sinam Leikai residence of Akoijam Sarat, 55, s/o Jugon, assistant engineer of PHED.
In protest against the bomb threat a sit in demonstration jointly organized by the Uripok Bachaspati Leikai and Sinam Leikai.
Family members of the AE disclosed they had no idea why the bomb was left as there was no monetary demand or personal enmity with anyone.
Another Chinese made hand grenade was left at the residence of a PDA EE Loitongbam Kesho at Kwakeithel Konjeng Leikai near Pukhri Achouba.
Sources said the bomb was found by family members of the EE this morning around 7 am.
This is the second time that a grenade threat has been placed at his residence by individuals identifying themselves as faction of the KCP.
A sit in protest was also staged at the area by the locals decrying the bomb threat.
The bombs were later safely disposed off by the police at the bomb disposal site at Lamphel, Imphal west.