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Bengaluru: Auto driver rewarded for honesty on the job

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 23, 2019, 4:55 am IST
Updated May 23, 2019, 4:55 am IST
When Syed Ahmed noticed the bag, he waited at the same spot thinking the passenger would return to collect the bag.
Syed Ahmed receives his award from Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar.
 Syed Ahmed receives his award from Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar.

Bengaluru: The city Police Commissioner T. Suneel Kumar rewarded a 45-year-old autorickshaw driver for his honesty, when he returned a bag containing cash, ATM cards and an expensive mobile phone which was left behind by a passenger on Wednesday.

The passenger, identified as Pramod Kumar Jain, took the autorickshaw from Majestic driven by Syed Ahmed. When Jain got off at the City Railway Station, he left behind a bag containing cash and other valuables.

 

When Syed Ahmed noticed the bag, he waited at the same spot thinking the passenger would return to collect the bag.

When the passenger did not return even after hours, Ahmed took the bag to the city Police Commissioner's office seeking help in returning the bag to its owner. The police checked the bag and found a visitng card of Jain.

The police him to collect the bag, which contained Rs 45,000 in cash, two ATM cards and an i-Phone.

The bag was handed over to Jain in the presence of the Commissioner.

Kumar gave Ahmed a certificate of appreciation and a cash reward.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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