RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat attends an event in Nagpur’s Reshimbag. (PTI file photo)


An inactive hand grenade, believed to be 30-35 years old, has been found at an empty ground of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office campus in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind city, police said on Sunday.

The grenade possibly made its way to the Sangh office campus from a nearby area where a police firing range was located earlier in Didi village, Superintendent of Police Asit Yadav said.

A bomb disposal squad along with sniffer dogs was sent to the spot and found the hand grenade was inactive, he said.

The ball-shaped object was found on Friday by some children playing at the RSS office ground in Bajaria locality of the city, the official said.

The police got the information about it at around 10.30 pm on Saturday following which the bomb disposal squad was sent there, he said.

The Sangh office-bearers were away in another city for a meeting and the office was lying vacant.

The SP said the ground at the Sangh office complex must have been filled with soil earlier and the grenade reached with it.

A police release said the grenade looks around 30-35 years old and it made its way with the soil brought from a nearby area and spread on the Sangh office campus ground earlier.

Local BJP MLA Narendra Singh Kushwaha also visited the RSS office after getting the information.

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