A traffic policeman in Chhattisgarh’s capital Raipur on Saturday displayed exemplary honesty by handing over a bag containing ₹ 45 lakh to a local police station, an official said.
Traffic constable Nilamber Sinha, attached to the Kayabandha post in Nava Raipur, found the bag in the morning on a stretch of road under the Mana police station limits, said Additional Superintendent of Police Sukhnandan Rathore.
“After checking the bag and finding ₹ 45 lakh in 2000 and 500 notes inside, he informed senior officials and deposited the bag at the Civil Lines police station,” the Additional SP said.
Senior officials announced a reward for Sinha, he added.
Civil Lines police has started a probe to find out the provenance of the cash, the official said.