Cabbie’s fare tries to rob him of his wallet

Cabbie’s fare tries to rob him of his wallet

A thief took the wrong cabbie for a ride when he nabbed a wallet from inside a taxi in the capital’s Prampi Makara district yesterday.

No sooner had the taxi driver pulled to a halt in the O’Russey Market parking lot than the man reached inside the car to lift his wallet.

After hopping on his own ride in a bid to escape, the thief’s getaway was thwarted by local security guards and police, who arrested him and returned the wallet and its $300 contents to its rightful owner.



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