First CBI director’s revolver gifted to museum

January 12th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A revolver belonging to the first director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been gifted to the premier agency’s museum by his family, an official statement issued here said Monday. “The revolver (Smith and Wesson, 0.38 bore) belonging to late D.P. Kohli, the first CBI director was gifted by his son-in-law for exhibiting in the National Police Museum, CBI Academy, Ghaziabad,” a CBI statement said.

Kohli had gifted the revolver to his son-in-law R.K. Kapoor.

The museum in Ghaziabad opened in January 2003. It has more than 1,300 exhibits of which 500 are on display.

Among the exhibits are mementoes, historical FIRs, national and international flags and emblems of various police organisations.

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