IMPHAL, June 27: A lethod bomb was found in front of the Dhanamanjuri College Girls’ Hostel around 3.50pm today.
Hostellers of the girls’ hostels found the bomb lying in front of the hostel gate and informed the police.
A police team arrived and pick the bomb from the spot safely and defused safely at the Lamphel dumping site around 4.30pm. police have also taken up a case in this regard.
It may be mentioned that unknown miscreants had earlier placed live bullets some months back at the same place, which was condemned by the students’ union by organising a sit in protest in front of the DM college of Commerce gate.
Meanwhile, the All Manipur Students Union (AMSU) has strongly condemned the incident while terming the placing of an explosive at the gate of the girls’ hostel as barbaric.
In a press statement, the AMSU has said the reason as to why the threat was carried out remains unknown
It has appealed to the concerned departments, Education minister and principal of the College to take the incident seriously and punish the criminals effectively.
It said, AMSU is dissatisfied with the careless responds by the principal of the college and said that, there is a need for a huge responsibility from all the concerned persons to maintain a good academic atmosphere.