Christian man returns GHC242k he found hidden in sofa to owners

Christian man returns GHC242k he found hidden in sofa to owners

A man made an astonishing discovery in a couch he bought for his 'man cave' and his reaction was inspiring.

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Howard Kirby bought a couch for his man cave in December 2019. However, the man, who hails from the US, complained that one of the cushions was uncomfortable.

According to, Kirby's daughter decided to open it up and they made a startling discovery.

The daughter started pulling out money and they ended up with a total of GHC242,000 ($43, 170 ).

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Christian man finds R623k hidden in couch, returns it to owners
Photo credit: Left - Howard Kirby/Facebook. Right - CBS46.COM.
Source: UGC

While most people would keep the money, Kirby - who is a Christian - decided to do the right thing. Although he had no legal obligation to return the money, Kirby said it did not feel right to keep the cash.

He tracked down the person who donated the couch to the shop where it was bought, and Kirby found out it had been Kim Fauth-Newberry. learned the couch belonged to Fauth-Newberry's grandfather - who passed away the year before.

On 16 January, Kirby surprised Fauth-Newberry and he returned every cent of the money he found in her grandpa's couch.

In other stories, reported a fierce altercation between a trotro mate and passengers over a purported fake GH¢20 note became a spectacle to behold at the Circle-Tema stretch.

Daily Guide reports that the trotro mate had earlier accused one of the male passengers named Okoe, who was seated at the front seat as the person who gave him the fake currency.

Okoe, who joined the vehicle from GBC second gate and signaled he was getting off the trotro at Teshie Lascala, denied being the one who paid his fare with the fake note.

That led to a heated argument between him and the mate.

READ ALSO: Suspicious trotro driver drags passengers to police over fake Gh¢20 note

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