Grenade hurled at residence of Manipur MP



Imphal: Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at the house of a Parliamentarian from Manipur in Imphal West district but it failed to explode, official sources said on Saturday.

The grenade, wrapped in a polythene bag, was on Friday found in the courtyard of the house of Congress MP Th Meinya at Moidangpok area.

Family members of Meinya contacted the Patsoi police station whose personnel along with bomb experts defused the grenade, they said, adding that no individual or group has claimed responsibility.

Meinya was not present at the time of the incident. He arrived home later in the afternoon on Friday from New Delhi, they said.

PTI