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   Personal and Bag Snatching Safety Tips
Personal safety away from home:-
  • As far as possible, avoid short-cuts through dimly lit by lanes and fields.
  • On the streets, walk facing the traffic to avoid any vehicle approaching you from behind to commit any offence.
  • If a vehicle approaches you and you feel threatened, raise an alarm and run away in the opposite direction. Immediately make a note of the vehicle number and description of the vehicle.
  • Do not accept lift from strangers.
  • As far as possible walk along with the crowd than walking alone.
  • Cover your adorned jewellery.
  • Avoid walking on the streets late night.
  • If you are carrying a hand bag keep it close to your body and in front.
  • If you suspect somebody following you on foot, run to nearest place where there will be other people and plenty of light. If you suspect he is still following you, call the Police (Dial 100) as soon as possible from a safe place.
  • If you are in the habit of going for jogging or work in the morning, please change your route frequently.
  • To instill confidence in yourself, you can think of attending some self defense classes and carry some safety alarms
  • In bus stops, mix with people and avoid isolated bus stops.
  • If the buses are empty sit near the Driver or Conductor.
  • While traveling in Train, Don't lean out, avoid beggars, avoid eatables from strangers, fasten your luggage properly.
Safety from bag snatching:-
  • Carry your purse close to your body and slightly to the front.
  • Your purse should be closed and fastened at all times. Do not leave it on a counter.
  • Do not carry your keys, cheque book or credit-cards in your bag. Carry them in a jacket or other pocket on your person.
  • Do not carry more money than necessary.
  • If someone attempts to take your bag, give it up rather than risk personal injury.
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