Mangaluru, Aug 26, 2016: City Police Commissioner M Chandrashekar has rewarded an honest autorickshaw driver who returned valuables worth Rs 5 lakhs left by a passenger in his vehicle.
Prathap Shetty (35), a resident of Jeppu is the honest auto driver. It is said that Deepthi, a software engineer from Bengaluru had hired Prathap’s autorickshaw on August 26 to travel to Kulai from Bejai. While getting down at Kulai, Deepthi forgot to take along with her the bag of valuables worth Rs 5 lakhs. Prathap who noticed the bag of jewels later on, handed it over to the North Police Station.
City Police Commissioner Chandra Shekar who acknowledged and appreciated the honesty of Prathap Shetty and presented him a cash reward of Rs 5000.