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UAE: Driver finds Dh900,000 in cab, returns amount in full

Web report/Dubai
Filed on March 5, 2021
Photo: Dubai Police

He reported the matter to the Bur Dubai Police Station, where he handed over the money.


Dubai Police have honoured a Careem driver for his honesty.

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After dropping off a passenger, Mohammad Orfan Mohammad Rafeeq discovered the person had unwittingly left behind Dh900,000 in cash in his cab.

He reported the matter to the Bur Dubai Police Station, where he handed over the money.

Brigadier Abdullah Khadim Sorour, Director of Bur Dubai Police Station, praised Rafeeq for his honesty and for handing over the large sum at the nearest police station.

He also honoured him with a certificate of appreciation to emphasise the importance of collaboration between the community and police.

Brig Sourour noted that Dubai Police is keen to strengthen the concept of community partnership and encourage a sense of individual responsibility.

Rafeeq thanked the authority for honouring him. The commendation gave him great pride and joy, he said.





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