A ‘hoax’ package caused IED scar at Nambol Thongkha under Nambol Police Station of Bishnupur district today prompting police to block the Tiddim road for several hours today. Taking up precautionary measures, the police blocked the road for about three hours of disrupting traffic movement. A coil of wire along with some pieces of cut off wires, a plastic plate, a mobile phone and a fused LED bulb were found wrapped inside an unattended plastic jar. The jar was found lying at a trash site. A strong team of police led jointly led by Bishnupur district Deputy Superintendent of Police AK Shantikumar, SDPO Laxmi Devi Thingbaijam, Nambol Police station officer-in-charge K Subhaschandra swung into action and took up immediate preventive measures in and around the site to avert unwanted incidents. But the container later turned out to be a hoax bomb.