This honest taxi driver made a family so happy

Taxi driver, money found, Dubai Police

A Dubai taxi driver has been honoured for his honesty after returning valuables found in his cab.

The family, from Denmark, left more than AED 77,000, a mobile phone and passports in the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) taxi.

However driver Shafafet Khan Abdulrashid spotted the belongings and took them to Al Rashidiya police station.

The honest employee was honoured at Dubai Police General HQ, where he met his grateful passengers.

Brigadier Saeed Hamad bin Sulaiman Al Malek thanked the driver, who’s from Pakistan, and awarded him a certificate of appreciation and gift.

Worried about leaving cash in a taxi? All of the RTA’s taxis now have card machines.


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