June 25, Shopian:
ARTO Shopian Muazzam Ali Shah felicitated a driver Tariq Ahmed Naikoo who returned the bag containing valuables worth Rs 10 lakhs to tourists in Shopian on Monday. The ARTO rewarded the driver for his honesty with cash and certificate.
Tariq Ahmed Naikoo who had gone to Aharabal along with passengers found a bag near waterfall containing cash, jewellery and three high-end mobile phones.
Tariq Ahmed handed over bag to its owner after receiving a call from the owner on one of the phones inside the bag.
The act of honesty was praised by the civil society, drivers community and the people associated with the tourism.
It is pertinent to mention that earlier also locals have displayed incredible acts of humanity and honesty towards the tourists. A few days back a young man lost his life while saving tourists in a rafting incident at Pahalgam.