Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo: According to RTI report, Delhi Police spends around 50 crores on hiring cars for VIP security every year.
The highest expenditure with Rs58.2 crore was incurred in 2013-14. Delhi Police said that “they have spent Rs 3.6 billion from 2010 till date on hiring vehicles”.
The Dwarka based firm which is hired for cars rental rented out 200 Maruti Gypsies, 100 Maruti Ertigas and 50 Innovas to Delhi cops. Old Gypsies fetch daily rent on Rs24,000 each and the newer ones fetch higher amounts for rental. Most of these VIPs provided Z-plus security or Z security for safety measures.