Salute: Honest Delhi cop Madan Singh returns Rs 50,000 to businessman, refuses Rs 5,000 reward - hailed as an inspiration
A sub inspector of Delhi police, Madan Singh returned a missing wallet of a businessman on Sunday.
The wallet had Rs 35,000 in cash, $ 300, credit cards, driving license and other identification documents.
Jagreet Singh of Preet Vihar lost his wallet while pushing his car, which had broken down near Nizamuddin bridge, on Sunday morning, reports The Times of India.
When he reached home, he found the wallet missing, which was found by Madan Singh.
The honest cop reportedly saw a cyclist picking it up and stepped in to secure it. He then went through it and identified its rightful owner through a visiting card and called him.
Jagreet Singh, who was preparing himself for the tedious task of applying for all his cards, was pleasantly surprised when Madan Singh told him to come to collect his wallet.
Jagreet Singh found that it was in tact, with not a single rupee missing.
Moved by the Madan Singh’s honesty he offered a reward of Rs 5,000, which he politely refused reports, The Hindustan Times. The shy cop had to be reportdely persuaded to pose for a photo.
A grateful Jagreet Singh took to Facebook to show his appreciation where the post went viral and was picked up by the media,
A Facebook user Komal Singh summed up the emotions the honest cop had stirred. She said such people restored faith.
Madan Singh, a native of Alwar, lives in Delhi with his wife and two college-going sons.
Social media praise for honest Delhi cop Madan Singh