Lost and Found: A Good Samaritan Story at Lad Koh Viewpoint

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Security Officers Discover Lost Bag

During a routine patrol, security officers of the Koh Samui Municipality stumbled upon a black leather shoulder bag left behind by a tourist at the famous Lad Koh Viewpoint. Realizing the importance of the situation, the officers promptly notified the local police at Bo Phut Police Station for further inspection.

Valuable Contents Found in the Bag

Upon inspection, the police found a considerable sum of money in various currencies inside the bag. The breakdown of the cash found was as follows:

  • Approximately 140,000 Thai Baht
  • 500 US dollars
  • 300 Chinese yuan

Recognizing the significance of the lost property, the officers decided to secure the bag at the Bo Phut Police Station while they investigated its rightful owner.

Rightful Owner Comes Forward

Not long after the bag was handed over to the police, a 34-year-old Chinese national named Ms. Gau Jaio came forward, claiming to be the owner of the lost bag and its contents. The police proceeded to verify her claim through a thorough examination of the available evidence.

Successful Reunion with Lost Property

After a careful investigation, the police were able to confirm that Ms. Gau Jaio was indeed the rightful owner of the bag and its valuable contents. The bag was promptly returned to her, and the daily records at the police station were updated accordingly.

The Importance of Vigilance and Community Support

This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of vigilance and the role of community members in keeping public spaces safe for everyone. The actions taken by the security officers and the police ensured the swift return of the lost property to its owner, highlighting the positive impact that such efforts can have.