Jamshedpur, Jan. 4: An auto driver in a shining example proved that honesty is the best policy by handing over the cash of Rs 2,20,000 to its owner which he found in his auto.
The honest driver Kamal Kumar Sahu found a bag in the back seat of his three-wheeler on Sunday and to his shock the bag contained cash Rs 2, 20,000 which was left over by the staff of Ashok Kumar Jha, Sahara India daily collection agent of Ghatshila.
Narrating the incident, Chandan Jha, superintendent of police (City) said, this incident has proved that honesty is still alive in the world.
Jha said that Ashok Kumar Jha had sent the cash money through his staff to deposit in Jamshedpur Main branch of Sahara India. His staff after arriving in Tatanagar Railway Station boarded an auto to Sakchi with the bag of cash but by mistake he left the bag in the auto and went away.
SP further said, staff of Ashok Jha soon noticed that he left the bag in the auto and informed the same to Jha and he further informed about the same to Sakchi Police on Sunday.
In the meantime, Kamal Sahu, the auto driver also found an identity card in the bag along with cash which had mentioned of mobile number of Ghatshila based Ashok Kumar Jha and he rang him up and asked him to kindly collect the bag as it was left by someone in his auto, added SP Chandan Jha.
After the matter came into light on Sunday, Ashok Kumar Jha came to Jamshedpur from Ghatshila and in the morning auto driver handed over the cash to Ashok Jha at Sakchi Police Station.
Auto driverís honesty was praised by everyone and Ashok Kumar Jha announced that cash award of Rs five thousand will be given to the auto driver.