A packet expected to be an IED found at the gate of a resident at Lamboi Khongnangkhong in Imphal West this morning had terrified the residential area.
The packet was found at the gate of R.K. Heramot, 45 at around 6 am. A team of police along with a bomb squad rushed at the spot. When the packet was split it contained three Eveready dry battery cells, a yellow wire piece, a spectacle box and a black plastic base wrapped with sol tape.
This is not the first of hoax bomb incident in the state. The localities opined that this kind of hoaxing should not be allowed in the panic ridden state of Manipur and they should be arrested to teach a lesson.