Dubai bus driver hailed for honesty after handing in Dh20,000 left by passenger

Abhishek Nad Gobindhan found the large sum of money on his bus

Dubai bus driver Abhishek Nad Gobindhan receives a certificate of thanks from Dubai Police. Courtesy: Dubai Police      
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A Dubai bus driver has been praised for his show of 'fare' play after handing in Dh20,000 in cash left behind by a passenger.

Abhishek Nad Gobindhan, who works for the Roads and Transport Authority, was hailed by police for his honesty.

The driver handed over the large sum of money to officers at Naif Police Station.

It was not made clear if the passenger who lost the money was found or when the money was discovered.

Brigadier Dr Tariq Mohammed Noor, director of Naif Police Station, presented the driver with a certificate of thanks and appreciation for his good conduct.

"Dubai Police is keen to strengthen the concept of community partnership with various segments of society," Brig Noor said.