Mumbai Police return Rs 15 lakh cash to Kenyan women who forgot bag in a taxi

The Kenyan women lodged a complaint on November 21, following which the cab driver was traced to seize money.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 09:28 AM IST
article-image
Mumbai Police return Rs 15 lakh cash to Kenyan women who forgot bag in a taxi | ANI

Mumbai: Two Kenyan women who visited the city for business purposes had forgotten their bag in a taxi that they hired for Colaba. The bag which was inadvertently left behind had a cash amount of Rs 15 lakh rupees. On learning about the case, the Mumbai Police took the assist the foreign nationals in recovering their lost property.

The women immediately approached the police and lodged a complaint on November 21. According to the information received from the police, the duo were identified as Mrs. Deka Mohammed Aziz (43) and Hodan Jemac Mursai (43). They had been to Colaba via taxi at around 8 pm on Monday night.

Realising that the they dropped off at the destination without their money bag, Deka and Hodan approached the nearby Colaba police station for help.

However, neither of the two could recollect the number plate of the taxi they travelled in. Meanwhile, API Petkar and PSI Jadhav posted on duty checked the CCTV footage of the dropping location and recorded the cab number. With the help of CCTV footage, the police managed to get the car's registration number and later located its driver in the Kalbadevi locality and recovered the cash-filled bag, which was returned to the women after documentation formalities.

The Kenyan expressed their gratitude to the Mumbai Police.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Thane: 4th lane on new Kalwa Bridge opened for traffic from November 30

Thane: 4th lane on new Kalwa Bridge opened for traffic from November 30

Mumbai weather update: City's AQI gets poor with an index of 181; Nerul hits severe index of 310

Mumbai weather update: City's AQI gets poor with an index of 181; Nerul hits severe index of 310

VIDEO: Fire engulfs apartment in Kalyan; 6 of a family, including a six-month-old baby, narrowly...

VIDEO: Fire engulfs apartment in Kalyan; 6 of a family, including a six-month-old baby, narrowly...

Mumbai: Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) and Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi to join hands for BMC...

Mumbai: Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) and Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi to join hands for BMC...

Mumbai: SC decision on Aarey metro project paves way for MMRC; Tree Authority's nod a mere formality...

Mumbai: SC decision on Aarey metro project paves way for MMRC; Tree Authority's nod a mere formality...