Srinagar: In an exemplary show of honesty, an auto driver returned a lost bag of a tourist containing Rs 87,000 including Foreign currency to police at Nehru Park area here.
Police said a tourist Mohammad Assudu Zaman from Bangladesh had boarded an auto rickshaw along with her wife and while travelling from Dalgate to Boulevard, he forgot the bag in the autorickshaw.
“The auto driver Mohammad Aslam Guroo S/o Ali Mohammad Guroo from Brein Nishat had left the destined location and had driven quite a distance when he saw the bag on his backseat. He opened it and found the bag stuffed with cash. He went back to the Boulevard road where he had dropped off the tourists but couldn’t find them. Subsequently he went to the police post Nehru Park and deposited the valuables there,” police said.
The tourist had filed a police complaint regarding his missing bag containing cash and passport.
“Both the claims were verified and the auto-rickhaw driver safely returned his bag. Assad Zaman appreciated the auto driver for his honesty,” police said.
Earlier, Police had also started an investigation to trace the lost bag and also scanned CCTV footages from Dalgate to Boulevard.