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Mumbai ACP Kamte cremated with state honour

india Updated: Nov 27, 2008 19:57 IST
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A gun salute reverberated in the air as mortal remains of Mumbai ACP Ashok Kamte killed in the terrorist combat operation in Mumbai last night, were cremated on Thursday with state honour in Pune.

Kamte's body, brought to his residence in Pune from Mumbai, was taken in a procession to Vaikunth crematorium as activists of various social and political organizations raised slogans hailing the officer's supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.

Pune Mayor Rajlaxmi Bhosale and University Vice- Chancellor Narendra Jadhav joined a large number of top police officials who were present to pay their last respects to Kamte who fell to terrorists' bullets.