Honest taxi driver returns bag with P900,000

Vina Araneta-Pilapil, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 29 2017 06:00 AM

A taxi driver in Davao City on Thursday returned a bag containing 2 million yen or around P900,000.

DAVAO CITY - A taxi driver in Davao City on Thursday returned a bag containing 2 million yen or around P900,000.

Reymond Gonzaga discovered that a passenger left the bag at the backseat of his of taxi on Thursday morning.

"Nabantayan nako ang bag dihang mamahaw ko busa midiretso nalang ko sa ABS-CBN aron magpatabang nga mauli ang bag," he saud.

(I was about to take my breakfast when I saw the bag at the back seat. I went here to ask help from ABS-CBN on what to do with the bag.)

The bag also contained jewelry, a cellphone, and other important documents such as a passport and bank book.

ABS-CBN News obtained information that the owner of the bag is Ruth Muntag Koitabashi, an overseas Filipino worker in Japan.

Koitabashi immediately went to the ABS-CBN Davao station to claim her bag.

According to Ruth, she forgot her bag because she was in a hurry to meet her friend.

"Nakalimot ko sa ako bag nagdali dali lagi, dako kong pasalamat sa iyaha," she said.

(I'm very thankful to Reymond because he returned my bag)