Sarawak police receives 35 new vehicles

Ramli (left), deputy commissioner Datuk Dev Kumar (second right) and Traffic Investigation and Enforcement chief, Supt Alexson Naga Chabu (right), inspecting one of the new vehicles.

KUCHING, Feb 17: The state police force received 35 new vehicles worth over RM5.3 million.

Sarawak police commissioner Datuk Ramli Din said the government has approved for the purchase of these new vehicles to ensure its logistical needs keep up with modernisation, while providing the best service to the people.

A total of 35 vehicles ranging from Mitsubishi Outlander, Toyota Hilux and Hino will be distributed for use at its Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department and several district police headquarters (IPDs) in Kuching, Miri, Padawan, Samarahan, Sri Aman and Serian.

Sarawak police received a fleet of 35 new vehicles.
Ramli (centre) and senior police officers in a group photo with the new vehicles.

“These new vehicles are additional and replacement to the old ones because it will help the department to provide better services in maintaining peace, order and security of the state.

“Therefore, I would like to emphasise that with this, I hope the IPDs and officers entrusted to these vehicles will take good care of them. Do not fail to adhere to the procedures, integrity and safeguard of your assets,” he said at the handing-over ceremony today. — DayakDaily