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General Safety Tips

Precautionary Guidelines for safeguarding your property

  • Sighting of any suspious person must be reported to the nearest Police Station.
  • While leaving your home unguarded inform a neighbour you can trust and also your where about. Also inform your Police Station if leaving on a long vacation.
  • Please keep your valuables and jewelry in bank lockers.
  • Sturdy doors, windows, latches and locks are a must. Also install magic eyes and door chains.
  • Install grills on your windows as far as possible.
  • Get your domestic helps registered with the local Police Station after verification of antecedents.
  • If you find anything suspicious about your tenants or neighbours inform the Police immediately.
  • Make a list of all your valuables and keep it safe.
  • In case of theft or burglary inform the Police immediately and do not disturb the scene of crime.


Tips for Car Drivers/Ownerss

  • Keep vehicles locked at all times.
  • Use devices like steering locks and side locks for extra protection.
  • Park vehicles in covered garages as far as possible.
  • Do not lend your vehicle to strangers.
  • Get your Car's registration number etched onto the front and rear window screen and all four window panes. So that if it stolen, this etching will help the Police.
  • Keep the Tax Token and your Driving license in original with you. Photocopy of the registration certificate will suffice.
  • As far as possible, the car should not be left unattended.
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