crpf: Five arrested for grenade attack on CRPF vehicle

IMPHAL: Five persons including a woman were arrested in Manipur by police in connection with the October 20 grenade attack on a central paramilitary force vehicle in which one CRPF personnel was killed and another injured, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

Superintendent of Police, Imphal West, Jugesh Chandra Singh told a press conference that the five persons were arrested from different places in the state on Monday in connection with the grenade attack on the CRPF vehicle.

The SP said police recovered three pistols and ammunition from the house of a president of one civil society organisation located at Oinam village in Bishnupur district Monday.

One CRPF personnel was killed and another injured when a grenade was thrown at their vehicle by suspected militants at Nagampal area of Imphal town on October 20.

The vehicle was transporting a small contingent of CRPF personnel from Kangpokpi district to their camp at Lamphel in Imphal West district.

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