Bank Lock­ers

Are They Re­ally Safe?

Consumer Voice - - Contents -

It is gen­eral pub­lic belief that bank lock­ers are the safest places to keep one’s valu­ables. Yet, con­sid­er­ing that in­ci­dents of bank rob­beries or nat­u­ral calami­ties can­not be guar­an­teed against, who is ul­ti­mately re­spon­si­ble for the safety of your as­sets? What do the laws of the land say in such mat­ters? What are the op­tions avail­able to the con­sumer for com­pen­sa­tion? What are the var­i­ous ways in which the locker con­sumer can min­i­mize their loss should un­fore­seen in­ci­dents hap­pen? Th­ese are the as­pects that we have sought to ad­dress in this ar­ti­cle for the ben­e­fit of con­sumers who put their valu­ables and cash in bank lock­ers while du­ti­fully pay­ing the an­nual locker charges of the bank.

Th­ese are some ac­tual in­ci­dents re­ported from across the coun­try:

We are all gen­er­ally aware of the rules gov­ern­ing safe de­posit lock­ers of­fered by banks: a con­sumer

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