Jaipur, Aug 7: An honest rickshaw puller in Rajasthan, became a cynosure of all eyes, when he returned a bag full of Rs 1.17 lakh, found on road, to the police.
According to TOI report, 26-year-old Mohammed Aabid Qureshi, who earns Rs 200 to Rs 300, per day, found the huge amount near Government Hostel Circle, on Wednesday, Aug 5.
On Thursday, Aug 6, Qureshi, along with his wife and daughter went to the commissioner of police Janga Srinivas Rao, to return the plastic bag, carrying money.
Rao was impressed by Qureshi's honesty. Qureshi said that the honesty is the biggest gift and an honest man goes to heaven.
Qureshi said that he found the unclaimed bag at around 4 pm, but he waited till 10 pm, in a hope that the owner of the bag would come to claim his/her bag.
Then, he narrated the incident to his wife and both of them approached a teacher, who introduced them to a social activist Sabir Qureshi.
Bhanwar Singh, assistant sub-inspector at the Kotwali police station was quoted saying as, "Quershi has done a commendable job and senior authorities must felicitate him for this work on Independence Day".