An exemplary act of honesty occurred last Saturday when taxi driver Pornsak Phunee returned a wallet containing a significant sum of money to a Bangladeshi tourist. The wallet, which was left in Pornsak’s cab, contained over 370,000 baht in foreign currencies, photos, and a credit card belonging to Jahirul Islam Munshi.
A 45yearold taxi driver, identified as Sirichai, was recently arrested in connection with the theft of valuables worth 1.2 million baht from a Japanese businessman in Bangkok. The businessman, identified as Nammo, had fallen asleep in the taxi after a night out in the city. Sirichai was taken into custody from his room on Ekachai 40 Road in Bang Bon district.