- A 23-year-old Bangladeshi citizen identified as Mossan Rasal has returned a wallet containing €2,000 without wanting a reward for it
- Rasal said he learned the act of honesty from his family and he does not consider returning the money an extraordinary gesture
- The 23-year-old good Samaritan said he only hopes the owner of the wallet visits his shop and becomes a regular customer
Mossan Rasal, a 23-year-old Bangladeshi citizen, returned a wallet holding €2,000 (about N794,000) in cash on the street in Rome and has refused a reward for his action.
BBC News reports that he went immediately to the police after he saw the wallet on the ground on Friday, September 13, 2019.
Rasal owns a small stall in Central Rome and has been in the city, according to BBC, for seven years.
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The police, therefore, arranged for the owner to come to pick up the item. Though he was thanked for his action, the Good Samaritan, however, said that he did not do anything extraordinary.
Rasal said he never counted how much the money was when he picked it up, adding that he took the whole bunch to the police.
"I didn't know the amount because I didn't count it, I just took everything to the [police] station," he said further.
His said his honesty was a thing he learnt in his family growing up. The police said the wallet held several contents like driver’s license and other important papers.
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