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Honest Isaan taxi driver reunites passenger with 377,000 baht

An honest taxi driver who found 377,000 baht in cash on his back seat returned it in full to his passenger on Tuesday.

good honest taxi driver gives money backHe said he had once lost 200 baht “and that was stressful enough”.

Kanya Suksamkaew, 60, had taken the money out of the bank on Tuesday morning with the intention of using it to buy items for merit making, reported Thairath.

But she left it in the taxi at a gas station near Central Pin Klao in eastern Bangkok.

Driver Pitthaya Paocharoen noticed a bag on the back seat a few moments later and saw it was full of 1000 baht notes.

So he returned to the gas station but the passenger was nowhere to be found.

Then he took the bag to Samranrat police station where the owner was later reunited with her valuable bag.

Kanya said that she held out virtually no hope of getting the bag back while Pitthaya said that it was all in a day’s work.

She gave him 4,000 baht as a reward while police at the station said they would prepare a shield to present to the driver to celebrate his fine act of honesty.

Thai Visa / Thairath

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