Bomb attack at residence of forest range officer

Police reported that the attack was carried out by members of a suspected valley-based underground organisation.


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Miscreants exploded a bomb at the residence of range forest officer of Chakpikarong range, Chandel division located at Nongmeibung Seram Leikai, Imphal East on Monday morning.

According to police report, Porompat police received information at about 7.15 am that a bomb had exploded at the residence of range forest officer Chakpikarong range, Chandel division Seram Sacheekumar, 59, son of late Seram Angouba of Nongmeibung Seram Leikai, Imphal East. A police team immediately rushed for spot inquiry upon receiving the information. 

Police reported that the attack was carried out by members of a suspected valley based underground organisation at about 4.17 am. However, no one was injured in the bomb explosion. Some of Sacheekumar’s property including window pane and sanitary pipes were damaged by the blast.

Sacheekumar claimed that he received monetary demands as well as threat messages from the proscribed underground organisation KCP (Noyon). He said the same underground organisation might be responsible for the incident.

A case has been registered at Porompat police station under FIR number 225(12)2020 PRT PS U/S 307/427/506/34 IPC, 3Expl. Sub. Act and 20UA(P) Act  for further investigation.

First Published:Dec. 14, 2020, 11:55 p.m.

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