Patiala: Pepsu Road Transport Corporation staff return lost purse to woman

Patiala: Pepsu Road Transport Corporation staff return lost purse to woman

Photo for representation only. - File photo

Patiala, September 17

A conductor and driver of the Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC), Patiala Depot, tracked a woman passenger and returned her purse, which she had left behind in the bus. The woman thanked the PRTC employees and appreciated their honesty. The bus plies on the Patiala-Panchkula route. The woman boarded the bus at the Patiala bus stand. While deboarding at Zirakpur she forgot her purse in the bus.

The driver and conductor spotted purse in the bus at the Panchkula bus stand. The duo managed to contact the woman through a mobile number written on one of her documents found in the purse. They asked her to collect her purse.

After the PRTC employees returned her purse the woman said, “I am thankful to both employees. The purse contained important documents, an ATM card and Rs6000 cash.”

It has been learnt that the woman had come to Panchkula for the treatment of her relative. The woman reportedly faced financial difficulties during treatment of her relative as she had lost her purse. Gurvinder Singh, bus conductor, said it was everyone’s duty to return lost thing to its rightful owner. “It was our duty to return the purse,” he added. Bittu, bus driver, said, “We are happy to help the woman, who was stressed after she left her purse in the bus.” — TNS

Tribune Shorts

Top Stories

NCB orders vigilance inquiry into cruise drugs ‘extortion’ allegations

NCB orders vigilance inquiry into cruise drugs ‘extortion’ allegations

The inquiry will be conducted by Gyaneshwar Singh, deputy di...

Punjab parties seek withdrawal of Centre's notification on BSF's jurisdiction

Punjab parties seek withdrawal of Centre's notification on BSF's jurisdiction

Notification amounts to creating state within a state, says ...

2 new IPL teams announced; RPSG gets Lucknow team, CVC Capital claims Ahmedabad

2 new IPL teams announced; RPSG gets Lucknow team, CVC Capital claims Ahmedabad

RP-Sanjiv Goenka group, equity firm CVC place winning bids a...

Cities

View All