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Tukaram Omble

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Watch how bravely sub-inspector Tukaram Ombale apprehended Kasab

 

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26/11: Tukaram Omble's bust unvield in Mumbai

 

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Have we forgotten 26/11 martyrs?

 

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Revisiting 26/11: Ajmal Kasab's confession

 

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Tukaram Omble

Tukaram Omble AC was an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the Mumbai Police, and a retired army soldier. He was killed in action while fighting terrorists during the 2008 Mumbai attacks, at Girgaum Chowpatty Mumbai, and was instrumental in apprehending Pakistan national Ajmal Kasab alive. The lone surviving terrorist Kasab was later convicted and hanged. The Indian government posthumously honoured Omble, on 26 January 2009, with the Ashoka Chakra – the country's highest peace-time gallantry award for extraordinary bravery and valour in the line of duty.
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