Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has expressed satisfaction at the Mumbai police distributing segways to police personnel to facilitate effective patrolling in the Bandra seashore in Mumbai.
The actor on Saturday attended a function organized on the occasion by the Mumbai police.
Maharashtra environment minister Aditya Thackeray, state home minister Anil Deshmukh and Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh were also present on the occasion.
“I am so happy and proud that police personnel in Mumbai are going to get a vehicle through which they will be able to control a lot of things over here,” a report quoted Akshay Kumar as saying.
“I think that’s good news for all the citizens of Mumbai. I am grateful to Mumbai police and Maharashtra government for making me a part of this ceremony,” he said.
The segways will increase the mobility and visibility of Mumbai police, thereby making them deliver more.
The Mumbai police has been equipping itself with modern technology to improve policing.
The actor will essay the role of a cop in his forthcoming film “Sooryavanshi”, which will be released soon.
He will be seen in the role of Veer Sooryavanshi, chief of the anti-terrorism squad in the film directed by Rohit Shetty.