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Dubai Mall storekeeper finds Dh20,000 in cash

The employee has been honoured for his honesty by Dubai Police

Shoppers at Dubai Mall. Pawan Singh / The National
Shoppers at Dubai Mall. Pawan Singh / The National

A shop worker who found an envelope stuffed with Dh20,000 in cash has been honoured for his honesty.

Sudip Rana Magar, 25, from Nepal, found the money while cleaning a shoe store in Dubai Mall.

Realising it had been left by a female customer who had left the shop, he handed the envelope in to his manager.

Store bosses then alerted Dubai Police who are now attempting to identify the lady.

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“I’m really happy and proud to be getting this certificate [from Dubai Police],” said Mr Magar.

“I was cleaning the cash counter when I found the envelope and was just going to throw it away.

“But I opened it and saw the cash. My family always taught me to be honest [so] I put the envelope in a drawer and called my manager.

“She told me to hand the envelope over to the mall’s management.”

The incident happened on February 2 at Danish shoe company ECCO.

Mr Magar added: “I’m hoping that the police find the lady. That will make me even happier."

Updated: February 6, 2020 11:06 AM

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