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Train commuters are warned to exercise caution

Jun 25, 2010 6:50:01 AM - itnnews.lk

Commercial Superintendent of Railways Vijaya Samarasinghe has requested the public to exercise caution when travelling by train.

He said that unknown persons may attempt to befriend them during long distance train trips. He requested the commuters not to accept any food items offered by unknown persons as organized gangs of thieves are reported to be engaged in stealing the commuters. A couple is alleged to have stolen commuters after offering them food or drinks. They have stolen valuables from the commuters after they fell unconscious. He requested the commuters not to accept food offered by persons not known to them.