Nitin Kakde (45), an assistant police inspector who was among the first to enter the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel during the 26/11 terror attacks in 2008, died from a heart attack on Friday.
Kakde had gone for a run at Marine Drive to prepare for an upcoming marathon Friday morning when he collapsed.
He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. Posted at the LT Marg police station, Kakde had received a gallantry medal from the President. He is survived by his wife and two children.
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