Going to Sankranti festival? But Tasmat beware! There is a chance that thieves will break into your house. There is a risk of robbery of hidden money and jewelry. AP Police has given special instructions to those who lock their houses and go to their homes for Sankranti festival. It is common for many people to go to their homes and houses for Sankranthi holidays. However, he warned that some precautions should be taken while leaving the house locked. Otherwise, the thieves may consider this as an opportunity to commit thefts.
The police appealed to the people going to the festival not to keep valuables and jewelery in locked houses and to keep them safe in banks. Otherwise, the services of Lock House Monitoring System (11145) should be used. Anantapur district SP Fakirappa revealed that all kinds of pre-emptive measures have been taken by the police to control thefts in the wake of Sankranti.
Also, SP Fakirappa suggested that it is better not to post the information about the festival on social media. Those traveling in buses should take care of valuables and jewellery. Also, it is advised to refuse anything offered to eat by unknown people while travelling. He warned that thieves will make a sketch during the festival.