Mumbai, August 9
A person, who misplaced his pockets containing Rs 900 in a neighborhood practice right here in 2006, was in for a nice shock when the police knowledgeable him that they’ve discovered it after 14 years and returned him a part of the quantity.
Hemant Padalkar had misplaced his pockets whereas travelling in a Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus-Panvel native practice in 2006, a Government Railway Police (GRP) official stated on Sunday.
In April this yr, he acquired a name from GRP, Vashi, informing that his pockets was discovered.
However, he couldn’t then go to gather his pockets due to the coronavirus-enforced lockdown.
After the easing of restrictions, Padalkar, a resident of Panvel in neighbouring Navi Mumbai township, just lately went to the GRP workplace at Vashi the place he was given a part of the cash that was within the pockets.
“My wallet at that time contained Rs 900, including a Rs 500 note which was later demonetised (in 2016). The Vashi GRP returned Rs 300 to me. They deducted Rs 100 for stamp paper work and said the remaining Rs 500 would be returned after exchanging the scrapped currency note with a new one,” Padalkar advised PTI.
He stated when he went to the GRP workplace, there have been many who had come to gather their stolen cash, amounting into a number of 1000’s in demonetised foreign money, and puzzled how they’d get it again.
Padalkar stated he was joyful to get his a reimbursement.
A GRP official stated those that stole Padalkar’s pockets have been arrested someday again.
“We recovered Padalkar’s wallet containing Rs 900 from the accused. We handed over Rs 300 to Padalkar and the remaining Rs 500 would be returned to him after the currency note is exchanged with a new one,” he added. PTI