New vehicle fleet to boost service delivery

Commissioner of Police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho, senior police officers, divisional commanders and guests after the handover of vehicles to Police Divisional Commanders at the Police Special Response Unit (PSRU) in Nasinu on Monday, July 09, 2018. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

FIJI’S Police Commissioner Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho today handed over 106 vehicles to the directors and officers from the four divisions.

Brigadier-General Qiliho said this would enhance the service delivery to the people.

“Today is a very exciting day for every member of the Fiji Police Force to see the new batch of mobility resources that being injected into the institution, exciting also in the sense that these vehicles have been specifically modified to meet the needs of number of our specialized unit,” Brig-Gen Qiliho said.

Out of the 106 vehicles received today, 45 vehicles are specialized for crime scene investigations, search and rescue and mobile breathalyser test analysis units which will be given to each of the four divisions.

He acknowledged the governments of Fiji and China for the vehicles the force had received.

“In regards to the vehicles we have received today, we must thank the Chinese government for the fifty or so vehicles we have and also the government of Fiji for the lease vehicles another fifty or so vehicles that we have today,” he said.

*A more detailed report in tomorrow’s The Fiji Times and on our e-edition.