Interpol to help India with details of 26/11 attackers

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Interpol secretary meets chidambaram
New Delhi, Dec 20: Ronald K Noble, Interpol Secretary General met Union Home Minister, P Chidambaram on Saturday, Dec 20 and assured that he would help India to secure all the details of the terrorists of the Mumbai terror attacks.

During their 20 minute meeting, Noble said, the details of the terrorists who were killed or captured, including their names, fingerprints, DNA profiles and photographs, were compared with Interpol's global databases and appropriately disseminated to each and every one of its 186 member countries, home ministry sources said.

Noble also said that Interpol would issue Black Notices (for deceased persons) and Blue Notices (to obtain additional information) for the 10 terrorists involved in the attacks.

These notices will allow investigators to seek formal and structured assistance from Interpol member countries, they said.

In addition to the ongoing support to the probe, Interpol is offering to extend access to its global databases beyond the Interpol National Central Bureau here to include police, immigration, border-control units and other law enforcement authorities, thus enabling officers to conduct real-time checks of databases on wanted persons, stolen and lost travel documents and other critical information related to terrorism.

Noble also met CBI Director Ashwani Kumar yesterday. "India and its CBI have much experience in using Interpol tools and services to track down terrorist fugitives and so India understands that it cannot be expected to find the answers to this incident without the support of the global law enforcement community, and we will help ensure that this happens," Noble said in a release.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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