In India, it is very unusual that, if someone found lump sum money on the road, they do not touch them and call the police to collect that. But as the COVID-19 spread, rumours are going around that touching money can get you an infection.
Gajendra Shah, an auto-driver from Kopa Village, Saharsa district, had just lost his 20,500 rupees. He was in his way to purchase a tin-shed from the nearby Bazaar. Before he reached the destination, he discovered that the money is gone. As soon as he returned to the home with no hope of getting that money back, his neighbours informed him that some photos were circulating on Facebook, that Udakishnganj Police had just recovered lump cash that founded laced with coronavirus.
The inspector-cum-station house officer, Shashi Bhushan Singh received few phone calls from 7:30 am about abounded money that is connected to spreading coronavirus. He stated that he ask those people to send the pictures in WhatsApp. Then he reached with his team to pick those with proper precautions.
Soon Gajendra reached the police station, presented all the valid documents to prove that it was his money. After all the verification, the police handed him the money and Gajendra was very happy to get the service for police in such a manner.