CISF rewards `honest` jawan
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 19:00
New Delhi: It is not everyday that one stumbles upon a bagful of money but for a CISF jawan posted at the airport, lost bags with cash inside are a constant phenomenon and has earned praise for his conduct.

A CISF constable posted at the X-Ray belt in the domestic terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport recently earned praise from his force's chief after he tracked down a man who had left behind a bag with Rs 80,000 in it.

Tej Singh, official sources said, saw a bag lying unclaimed at the X-Ray unit. On Checking it, he found Rs 8,000 in cash, USD 196, Canadian Dollar 1,300 and other currencies totalling to about Rs 80,000.

He saw a tag attached to the bag with a name of the passenger. After making some rounds of announcements on the public hearing system, a man named Paramjit Singh, an NRI approached the constable.

Singh, who was on his way to Amristar was relieved to find his cash intact. Till the announcements were made, the passenger had no clue about his missing bag.

Sources said the CISF Director General N R Das, impressed by the honesty of Tej, rewarded him with a commendation letter.


First Published: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 19:00

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