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Nine arrested in connection with bomb case

Nine persons have so far been arrested in connection with September 18 incident in which some unidentified persons kept a 'car-bom' at Manipur Raj Bhavan complex, official sources said today.

india Updated: Sep 27, 2009 10:48 IST

Nine persons have so far been arrested in connection with September 18 incident in which some unidentified persons kept a 'car-bom' at Manipur Raj Bhavan complex, official sources said today.

Sources said all the nine were being interrogated extensively.

On September 18 last, some unknown persons who came on the pretext of submitting a memorendum to the Governor Gurbachan Jagan left a car filled with 25 kgs of explosives and three hand grenades, sources said.

The explosives were later defused by the bomb experts of Manipur police.

Militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council had earlier claimed that they kept the explosives and added that it could hit any vip area in the state if they wanted.