Bangalore, July 30: After reports of a journey turning sour for a woman passenger in a BMTC Volvo, the news of a camera lost and found reinstates the faith in the bus authorities. This time too, the incident occured in an AC Volvo Bus.
Ganesh Chandrasekharan Pillai, an executive in a private firm, boarded an AC Volvo bus on July 27 from ITPL to go to Silk Board.
On reaching the Forum Mall, he realized that he had lost his Rs 23,000 worth camera. " I was very sure that I would not get it back, but I gave it a shot by calling my friends and informing the bus conductor with the help of the ticket number," said Ganesh.
Losing all hopes to recover the camera back, Ganesh did not call the conductor until around 05:00 pm on Saturday when he finally called him. To his surpirse and happiness, the conductor informed that the camera was with him and that he should come down to the Apollo hospital and collect it from him.
Happy at the turn of events, Ganesh offered a token money of appreciation for the conductor's honesty and promptness. But, the latter refused to take it. The driver of the vehicle is named Syed Khasim while the conductor, Sultan Ahmed.
"We have done what was our duty. Why should anyone thank us for returning something that belong to others?" said Sultan Ahmed. "We are happy that the camera went back to its owner and nowhere else," he further added.