Live grenade attached to Congress functionary’s vehicle

Written by Meghalaya Times. Posted in Front Page

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Feb 12: Just 16 days ahead of the State Assembly polls, a live grenade was found attached to a SUV of a Congress supporter in Shillong on Monday.
According to the reports, the Congress supporter named Michael Pakyntein had called up the police and informed about the discovery of a live grenade from his SUV bearing registration number of ML-05-S-2927.

Later a police team and bomb squad team had rushed to the area and safely recovered the grenade and defused it.
East Khasi Hills district Superintendent of Police (City) Spill Thamar said that, the grenade was attached to the spare tyre of the vehicle which parked outside Pakyntein’s house.
“We have safely recovered the grenade and defused it. An FIR has been filed about this and investigation is going on,” Thamar said.


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