Navi Mumbai special branch which is responsible for guarding a coastline has strength of 77 officials including 15 assistant and subinspectors and 62 constables and drivers.
They have only 14 bulletproof jackets and 9 life jackets.
Number of speedboats available with them is just 7.
The length of the Navi Mumbai coastline is 104km. While 60 kilometres are surrounded by the Arabian sea, the remaining 44 kilometres are along creeks.
Earlier, the police had only 230 volunteers to assist them in safeguarding the coastline.