A Man Lost His Macbook On A Mumbai Local. A Good Samaritan Went Out Of His Way To Help Him.

11/06/2016 4:46 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:27 AM IST
Amborish Roychoudhury/facebook

It was rather a distressing day for film writer Amborish Roychoudhury when we he returned home on June 11 only to find out that he has lost his bag along with his Macbook in a Mumbai local train.

Roy wrote a desperate Facebook appeal for his lost backpack and said he was quite cut up about losing his expensive belongings.

But this was not a usual case it seems. What happened next will restore your faith in humanity.

A man named Viresh Narsingh Kele not only returned Roy's lost bag and laptop, he refused to accept any money from the thankful Roychoudhury. According to his Facebook post, Kele found his name and home address in an envelope inside the bag and travelled all the way to his house to return his belongings.

Viresh refused to accept any money

Here is the full text of the post.

However, Roychoudhury later clarified that Kele is not a Railway employee as he initially thought, but works in a catering service at Byculla.

"They sometimes serve 'special trains'. He was to board one of these specials from CST that night, but he was too late to catch it, when his superior informed him he could catch the train from Panvel as well. He took a local to Panvel, and fell into a deep sleep without realising he had reached his destination. When he woke up, the train was empty, and that's when he chanced upon my bag in the abandoned compartment," he wrote in a Facebook post.

It takes nothing away from Kele's kind act and makes us think that the world, after all, is not such a bad place to live in.

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