HUBBALLI: An auto driver played a good Samaritan by returning a bag containing cash, gold and new clothes left behind in his three-wheeler to its owners.
Displaying the gesture of honesty, Auto driver Abdul Lateef Khan Jahagirdar, returned the bag of his passenger Ashwini Chetan Konder who had left behind her bag in the auto-rickshaw.
According to the police, Ashwini hired Abdul’s auto from Coen Road to Club Road in the City on Saturday. But she failed to collect the bag containing Rs. 23,000, gold ornaments and sarees worth Rs. 8000 on arrival at her destination.
Abdul, a resident of Ganeshpet in Hubballi, submitted the bag at the Sub-urban police station. Elated Ashwini came, thanked Abdul and collected her bag.
Hubballi-Dharwad police commissioner R.Dileep appreciated the honest auto driver for his act of restoring humanity.