Danish family left $21,000 in cash and passports in taxi
A Pakistani taxi driver was honoured for his honesty in handing back over $20,000 in cash and passports that were left behind by a Danish family.
Dubai Police held a cermony at its headquarters to honour the driver, Shafafet Khan Abdulrashid, after he returned $21,000 cash, a mobile phone, and some passports forgotten by a Danish family in his cab to Al Rashidiya police station.
Brigadier Saeed Hamad bin Sulaiman Al Malek, Director of Al Rashidiya police station, thanked the Pakistani driver on behalf of the force and praised his actions.
In recognition of his ethical conduct, honesty and good behaviour, Shafafet Khan Abdulrashid was awarded a certificate of appreciation and a symbolic gift.
Brigadier Al Malek also met with the family who expressed their gratitude to Dubai Police for their fast response and to the honest taxi driver for returning their valuables.