Manipur Police has arrested two suspected militants in connection with the grenade attack at the Raj Bhavan gate in Imphal, said an official on Monday.
Suspected militants hurled a China-made hand grenade at the Raj Bhavan gate on January 19.
IGP K. Jayantakumar said the plan was to sabotage the official functions on Republic Day.
He said a special investigation team (SIT) was set up to probe the incident.
The team members raided a house at Khongman in Imphal east district on January 24 and arrested Lisam Ibosana (51), The Hindu reported.
Police said he “confessed” to the crime. Some incriminating materials were recovered from his house.
During interrogation, he disclosed the name of his accomplice, Konsam Manithoi (56).
One car and some two-wheelers and three mobile handsets were recovered. No explosives have been recovered from them so far.
IGP Jayantakumr said both the accused were in the past involved in bomb blasts on two occasions in and around Imphal.