Rickshaw puller rewarded for honesty

A rickshaw puller here was rewarded for his honesty after he handed over a pistol worth Rs 1 lakh to police.

Updated: Jan 10, 2011, 20:30 PM IST

Rampur: A rickshaw puller here was rewarded for his honesty after he handed over a pistol worth Rs 1 lakh to police, officials said on Monday.

Kishan Lal, a rickshaw puller of Ataria village here, found a bag containing the pistol in his rickshaw yesterday and deposited it at a nearby police station, they said.
Lal found the bag which also contained some official papers, after he had dropped a security man at a hotel.
The matter was soon brought to the notice of SP Ramit Sharma, who awarded Lal Rs 500 for his honesty, they said.

PTI