Ola cab driver Asif Iqbal’s goodwill gesture winning hearts on internet

MUMBAI: The heartwarming story of Ola cab driver Asif Iqbal Abdul Gaffar Pathan from Mumbai is going viral after a passenger tweeted about leaving his wallet in the cab.

On June 12, 2019, Twitter user @DarthSierra, resident of Bombay shared his story to highlight and change prejudices against cab drivers. The incident took place on the day of the passenger’s birthday.

The passenger during his encounter with the cab driver Pathan gave insights as to how the driver was telling his wife to not let the kids out in the rain. In his further tweets, he said it was going fine until he realized his wallet was missing and thought maybe he misplaced it while getting out of the cab.

He then called the driver just to cross check and in a surprising twist, Pathan told the passenger that he had kept his wallet safe and secure and was actually on his way to giving it back.

The thread further reveals that Pathan not only returned the wallet safely but also wished the passenger a ‘Happy Birthday’!

There’s another coincidence to the tale. While wising the passenger, Pathan also mentioned that it was his birthday as well and waiting to go back home where his family is waiting for him to to cut the birthday cake.

Take a look at the entire thread where the passenger narrated and spoke about the driver’s behaviour:

The incident actually restored the faith of many who commute daily in cabs. Netizens too shower heaps of praises on the cab driver.

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