A student made herself an example of honesty by returning Tk 2 lakh she found on the roadside back to its original owner on Monday last.
The girl was identified as Mom Mollik, a grade IX student of Hogolbunia Hatbati High School.
The incident took place at Hogolbunia of Baitaghata in Khulna. Mom said she spotted a bag on the roadside when she was going to take private tuition by van. She got down and collected the bag. Opening it, she saw huge amount of money inside.
‘I quickly took the bag and went to Batiaghata Police Station where the owners were found seeking law enforcers’ help in finding the money,’ she said.
Later, the money was handed over to its owners after obtaining reliable proof from them. Sankar Mollik, her father and a retired police member, said Mom was the youngest among his three daughters. He was proud of her for the actions she took on finding the money. Sujit Kumar Roy, headmaster of Hogolbunia Hatbati High School, said the school was proud of their student Mom. ‘I wish her success in life,’ he added
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