Forty four new
jeeps have been handed over to various police stations in the State to enable
easy traveling in remote areas. Vehicles branded as Gurkha of the Force
Company were made available to various stations. Sri. Manoj Abraham IPS, ADGP, Police Headquarters,
received the vehicles from the company representatives and handed them over to
the police stations.
The ‘Gurkha’ vehicles were handed over to the police stations in
Naxal-hit areas and highlands. The four-wheel drive AC vehicle can carry up to
six people. The vehicles were purchased with funds under the State Plan and the
Modernisation of Police Force. The price of a vehicle is Rs 13.25 lakh.