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IED blasts near Pradhan’s residence in Thoubal dist.; protest staged

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Imphal, Aug 6: Unknown miscreants yesterday triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near the residence of Yambem Shyamo, Pradhan of Lourembam Gram Panchayat at Nongpok Lourembam Mayai Leikai under Nongpok Sekmai Police Station in Thoubal district at around 7.45 pm. A santro car and a tractor were severely damage in the blast. Denouncing the blast locals of the area staged a protest demonstration at Arong Ningthou Sanglen. The protest strongly condemns the blast in residential areas. Speaking to reporters a protestor demanded immediate clarification from those responsible for the blast within five days. She said the people of the area are worried if such blast triggered again. “We want peace”, “We condemn Terrorist act” etc. were some of the placard displayed during the protest. On the other hand a police team today inspected the blast site today morning. The police team along with bomb experts collected items suspected to be left out of the IED. Source from the police said that the bomb could have been planted at a tractor vehicle parked near the gate of the residence of Shyamo. It further added that the blast could have been related with monetary demand served to the Pradhan . Police assumed so after finding demands in the cell phone of the Pradhan at which he didn’t checked earlier.

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