District agriculture office set afire in Manipur

A district agriculture office was set afire by unidentified persons in Senapati district of Manipur.

india Updated: Sep 15, 2006 14:30 IST

A district agriculture office of Manipur government was set afire by unidentified persons in Senapati district of Manipur, official sources said on Friday.

The office was set afire lateThursday night, the sources said adding thatthe motive behind it was not known.

An investigation teamhas been ordered to find out whether it was connected with any monetary demand from employees by militants or not.

No individual or organisation has so far claimed responsiblity for the crime, the sources said.

First Published: Sep 15, 2006 14:30 IST