Watch: Delhi Police rolls out PCR vans in preparation of Independence Day
Delhi Police is rolling out PCR vans for anti-terrorism preparedness and to be ready for Independence Day.
Delhi Police is rolling out PCR vans called Parakram to tighten security against terrorists. 10 of these vans have already begun to monitor areas of the Capital that experience high footfalls while 15 more are going to be added on 15 August, as part of Delhi Police's efforts toward anti-terrorism preparedness.
These vans will be manned by a Special Commando, a National Security Guard and a specially trained driver. The guards will work in three shifts to ensure 24X7 protection against terrorist attacks. According to Delhi Police Special Commissioner Dipendra Pathak, the drivers have been trained to manoeuvre the vehicles even in "war-like situations". The van's positions will be mapped by the control room using GPS.
Recently, Delhi police commissioner Rakesh Asthana had issued a Standard Operating Procedure for preventing the spread of the coronavirus among police personnel
The cops and bomb disposal squad were rushed to the busy market after a suspicious bag was spotted at 10.19 am
The development comes in the wake of Niraj Bishnoi, the alleged mastermind and creator of the 'Bulli Bai' application, revealing that he was in touch with the alleged creator of the 'Sulli Deals' app