City Police, gets 10 self-balancing scooters to be used for patrolling in some parts of the city. Anil Deshmukh, Home Minister, flagged off the first batch of cops riding these scooters on Saturday.
Speaking on this occasion, the Home Minister said that, the self balancing scooters were launched for cops in Mumbai four months ago. As many as 50 such scooters are being used for patrolling there. Similarly, 10 self balancing scooters have been made available to Nagpur City
Police now. “ The number of self balancing scooters will increase in future. All efforts are being made for modernisation of City Police”.
These vehicles will be used by cops for patrolling at Futala lakeside, Ambazari lakeside,Walker Street, Civil Lines, etc, he added.
Each self-balancing scooter weighs around 60 kg and 0has load-bearing capacity of 120 kg. It can be turned in 360 degree angle. Its mileage is 18 kmph. The handle of the scooter can be adjusted high or low.
Once charged, it runs up to 25 km. The adapter for these scooters take 8-10 hours for charging.
Amitesh Kumar, Commissioner of Police (CP), welcomed the Home Minister at the outset. Sunil Fulari, Additional CP (Crime); Navin Chandra Reddy, Additional CP (South); Dilip Zalke, Additional CP (North); Gajanan Rajmane, Deputy CP (Detection); Noorul Hasan, DCP (Zone-I); Vinita Shahu, DCP (Zone-II); Lohit Matani, DCP (Zone-III); Akshay Shinde, DCP (Zone-IV ); Neelotpal, DCP (Zone-V ); Sarang Awad, DCP (T raffic); Basavraj Teli, DCP (Special Branch); were present prominently.