Goa, India: Travel Crime Alert

Posted on July 11, 2012 • Filed under: India, Tourist Warning

The popular tourist destination of Goa in Western India is in the grip of a crime spree directed at visitors. The British Foreign Office has issued a warning following an alarming increase in bag-snatching and petty crime since the beginning of 2012.The advice says:”Travellers staying in hotels on the smaller roads in the Candolim-Calangute belt are advised to be particularly careful when walking to or from the main road. The perpetrators approach on two-wheelers with headlights on full-beam to blind their victims, snatch the bags and speed off.

” Read article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email