“The announcement or advisory to take care of your valuables at public places”.
Motive behind these announcements is to prevent cases of theft and pick pocketing at public places. Contrary to this, it seldom proves to be a catalyst for these crimes. You won’t know that some anti-social elements are waiting near these signs to identify and target their next victim.
Lets assume, you are on a crowded railway station, shopping mall or a bus stand.
Next moment, there is an announcement to take care of your wallet, mobile and other valuables.
Or you see a sign board mentioning the same advice.
As an unconscious reaction, you would immediately put your hands on your pockets to make sure all is safe.
If some thief is monitoring you closely, he will easily know which pocket to target.
It is very difficult to control this instinct but to be safe we should try to control this reaction.
Many cases have been encountered where culprits uses this psychological tricks on their prey.
While traveling, be safe by taking care of these small things.
Have a safe travel!!!!
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