5 arrested for planting an IED bomb in front of NPP office: CM


As many as five persons have been arrested for their involvement in planting an IED bomb in front of the National People’s Party (NPP) office.


Informing this on Monday, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said total five arrests have been made including the individual who actually placed the bomb outside the office.


He said possibly more arrests will be made in the next 24 or 48 hours.


A member of the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) identified as Ksan Kharkongor from the Umphyrnai area was arrested on Thursday last week.


This was after the banned outfit had claimed responsibility for planting the IED outside the NPP office.