METRO STAFF RECOVERS HUGE CASH AND RETURNS TO ITS OWNER
Kolkata, Date: 17.02.2023
On 16.02.2023 at about 16.30 hrs. at Central Metro station, an unclaimed purse was found by the booking clerk near the booking counter of the station. Finding no claimant he deposited the recovered purse to the Station Master’s Office after careful checking.
Thereafter, the Station Master in presence of RPF personnel opened the purse and found hard cash amounting Rs. 28,630/-, an Aadhar Card along with other utility items and a mobile number. The Station Master contacted the person over that phone number.
After sometimes, at about 17.45 hrs. a male commuter aged about 30 years came to the Station Master’s Office and claimed the ownership of the purse. He admitted that he had mistakenly left behind the bag in front of the ticket counters at Central station after purchasing a token in a hurry. He was travelling in a Bongaon-bound local train and already reached Dumdum Cantonment station when Station Master of Central Metro station had contacted him.
After proper verification and complying with all official formalities, the recovered purse along with cash was handed over to him.
He expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Metro Railway authorities for helping him to get back the lost purse and the money.