The teenager, recognized as Sanjib Das, found the detonator attached to a wire at a stone quarry on the Assam-Meghalaya border and was carrying it home at Uday Nagar when it blast in the high security area, IGP LR Bishnoi said.
The IGP said that the teenager suffered minor injuries in the explosion. He said that Das was administered first aid at a hospital and released.
The area around CM’s official residence was cordoned off and security measures tightened. Das is a school student of class nine, the sources said.