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Now, a 26/11 trial evidence museum

Last Updated: Friday, May 7, 2010 - 18:57

Mumbai: If Mumbai Police has its way, the
materials used as evidence during the 26/11 terror attack
trial would be kept on display in a museum.

There are plans to showcase some of the articles used by
the terrorists in the Police Museum inside the premises of
City Police Headquarters in south Mumbai, Joint Police
Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy told agency.
If decided, necessary permission for doing so would be
sought, he said.

According to the police, the move would remind them of
the courage of their colleagues, who fought the terrorists on
November 26, 2008.

Police sources said the materials include AK 47 rifles,
pistols, GPS devices, Nokia mobile handsets, satellite phones,
blankets, towels, jackets, haver sacks, head phones, water
bottles, dinghy, Yamaha engine, toothbrushes, detergent powder
and tissue papers.
The museum provides a fascinating insight into the
history of the Mumbai Police. Besides original firearms and
uniforms used by the City Police, it also testifies the
evolution of the force.

Meanwhile, discussion to dispose of 24 kgs of RDX
recovered from the target spots of the terror attack is on,
sources added.

Bringing the curtains down on one of the fastest trials
in a terror case, Pakistani gunman Ajmal Amir Kasab was
yesterday sentenced to death for the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in
which 166 people were killed.


First Published: Friday, May 7, 2010 - 18:57
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