Police get additional helicopters


The Botswana Police Service (BPs) will buy three additional helicopters as a way of improving their services.

Assistant Commissioner of police Christopher Mbulawa told Mmegi in an interview that they had already signed a contract for the purchase of three AS 350 B3e helicopters worth over P115 million with Airbus Helicopters, Southern Africa formerly known as Eurocopter.

 Currently BPS has two helicopters, one in Gaborone and the other in Francistown. The third helicopter crashed in April 2014.

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