Fare play: Bangkok taxi driver bucks development, returns 400,000 baht to passenger

A Bangkok taxi driver put the breaks on the capital’s dangerous boy cabbie popularity after he returned practically 400,000 baht to a Bangladeshi passenger.
There’s not a day that goes by without a story breaking of one of Bangkok’s bad boy taxi drivers ripping off prospects, refusing to service or activate meters, brawling with passengers and even masturbating. One Bangkok taxi driver, nonetheless, went a long method to redeem others after he discovered a large wad of cash on the again seat and immediately contacted SWP.FM9 radio station to assist in returning the money to its rightful owner.
On Saturday, August 19, the taxi driver, Phonsak Phunni, visited the SWP.FM91 radio station after discovering a long black wallet containing quite a few identification playing cards, bank cards, and one hundred and five US$100 payments, amounting to 10,500 dollars (373,490 baht). The pockets additionally contained 7,050 Indian rupees (3,000 baht). The wallet was suspected to have been left behind by three foreign male passengers who had travelled from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the Indra Emporium in Pratunam round 1pm that day.
Phonsak said that after dropping off the passengers, he instantly picked up new ones from the same space. One of the new passengers handed him the pockets, main him to consider it belonged to the three men who had simply alighted.
“I was shocked and shaking. I didn’t dare to look inside utterly.”

Phonsak shortly made a call to SWP.FM91, stating that he had found lost property and that it must be returned to its owner. He didn’t dare to maintain it himself, given the massive amount of cash concerned.
“I’ve been a taxi driver for over ten years, and I’ve at all times returned any lost gadgets I’ve discovered, regardless of how small. I by no means thought of maintaining them.”

The wallet’s proprietor, Jahirul Islam (Munshi), a Bangladeshi man, expressed his gratitude in the direction of Phonsak and the radio station.
“I’m very joyful to have my a refund. I want to thank FM91 Bangkok and the taxi driver, whom I’ll call brother. I’m very impressed and really feel extremely pleased.”

Whopping , the Deputy Manager of Vilai Center and Sons Co., Ltd., along with Sakon Thawornkanchana, the Chief Executive Officer of the Organizational Communications Department of SWP.FM91 radio station served as witnesses through the handover of the cash and other belongings, which totalled nearly 400,000 baht..

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