The police inform the public to be vigilant on their safety when shopping in populous areas. DIG of traffic control and road safety Ajith Rohana says that many complaints have been received from the public regarding robberies and pick pocketing.
A number of motor bikes have been stolen from Colombo and suburban areas. The police warns the public not to shop in highly populous areas. People should be vigilant on their valuables , jewellery and hand bags and purses.