Skip to main content »
Igorotage

Honest Passenger and Driver Return Lost Money to OFW in Tublay, Benguet

A passenger and a jeepney driver from Tublay, Benguet, returned a bundle of money worth P421,791 in US dollars to its rightful owner.

Two good Samaritans from Tublay, Benguet, returned a bundle of money to its rightful owner, an OFW from Kapangan. The passenger found the money inside a jeepney and immediately informed the driver. They then surrendered the money to the police.

Mr. Erwil Payangdo Agyapas, a passenger, found a bundle of money worth P421,791 in US dollars inside a jeepney. He immediately informed the jeepney driver, Mr. Jimmer Antos Denson.

Instead of keeping the money for themselves, the two men decided to return it to the rightful owner. They surrendered the money to the Tublay Municipal Police Station.

The honest passenger named Mr. Erwil Payangdo Agyapas and the jeepney driver, Mr. Jimmer Antos Denson, found a bundle of money worth P421,791 in US dollars inside the jeepney. They immediately surrendered it to the Tublay Municipal Police Station.

The owner of the money, an OFW from Kapangan, Benguet was very grateful to Agyapas and Denson for their honesty. He said that he had lost hope of ever seeing his money again.

"I am so grateful to Erwil and Jimmer for their honesty. They have shown that there are still good people in the world who are willing to do the right thing, even when it is not easy," said the owner of the money.

Mayor Armand Lauro of Tublay, Benguet also commended Agyapas and Denson for their honesty. He said that the two men are a good example of the kind of people that Tublay is proud to call its own.

"I am very proud of Erwil and Jimmer for their honesty. They have shown that there are still good people in the world who are willing to do the right thing, even when it is not easy," said Mayor Lauro.

"I hope that their story will inspire others to be honest and to do the right thing," added Mayor Lauro.

Agyapas said that he returned the money because he knows how it feels to lose something. He said that he would not want someone else to experience the same pain.

Denson said that he was simply doing the right thing. He said that he could not imagine keeping the money for himself, knowing that it belonged to someone else.

Meanwhile, Mayor Lauro commended the honest acts of the two and said that they will be included in the list of individuals who will receive a plaque of commendation on November this year, during the town's foundation day celebration.

Lauro also offered a small cash reward to the two and thanked them for their honesty and for resisting temptation. He said that their actions are a good reflection for Tublay's constituents this Lenten season, and that they are worthy to be emulated.

Agyapas and Denson are a reminder that there are still good people in the world. They are an inspiration to us all to be honest and to do the right thing, even when it is not easy.


Sharing is caring, kailian!

We do hope you find something great in this story. If you find this helpful, please do share it with the people you care about.


Igorotage is a platform for people to share their thoughts and ideas. The views expressed on Igorotage are the opinions of the individual users, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Igorotage.

Comments

Sign in to share your thoughts. No account yet?

What to learn next?

You might also like to read more related articles filed under Good Deeds — or jump to a random article!

Good Deeds Surprise me

Grade 10 Student Commended by Baguio Government for his Honesty

Ronald P. Alban, an honest Grade 10 student was commended by the city government of Baguio for returning the P13,236 cash he found.

Apr 10, 2022 · 1 min read

Tourist's Lost Cards and Cash in Benguet Met with Unbelievable Kindness

Discover how a tourist's lost cards and cash in Benguet led to heartwarming acts of kindness and community spirit.

Feb 6 · 4 min read

The Untold History of Mt. Kalugong in La Trinidad, Benguet

Unlock the enchanting history of Mt. Kalugong in La Trinidad, Benguet, and unveil the hidden stories that have shaped this scenic landscape.

Jan 20 · 3 min read

Kalinga Fire Officer Shot Dead in Benguet

A 42-year-old fire officer from Rizal, Kalinga, tragically died, allegedly shot by a 21-year-old facing murder charges in Benguet.

Nov 28, 2023 · 2 min read

Benguet All Stars to Face Off Against PBA Legends in Epic Basketball Game

The Benguet All Stars are set to face off against the PBA Moto Club in a basketball game on November 30, 2023, at the Benguet Sports Complex.

Nov 11, 2023 · 2 min read

Baguio and Benguet Athletes Dominate 1st Asian Jiu Jitsu Federation Championship

Baguio and Benguet athletes bagged 40 gold, 36 silver, and 43 bronze medals in the recent 1st Asian Jiu Jitsu Federation International Championship.

Oct 28, 2023 · 2 min read

The Sleeping Dog Mountain in Barangay Tacadang, Kibungan, Benguet

Nature lovers, this one's for you! In Barangay Tacadang, Kibungan, Benguet, there's a mountain that looks just like a sleeping dog.

Oct 26, 2023 · 2 min read

Miner killed by Father-in-law with a Machete in Tuba, Benguet

A miner died after being allegedly stabbed by his father-in-law in Tuba, Benguet.

Oct 20, 2022 · 1 min read

Igorot is Hari Ng Pilipinas 2021 Winner

Arthur Soriano Jr, a proud Igorot from Benguet, was hailed Hari Ng Pilipinas 2021 Datu Matikas.

Dec 13, 2021 · 2 min read

Igorot is TOPGUN of VIP Protection Training Class 30-2021

PAT Sammy A Sabarino, an Igorot sharpshooter from Benguet Province, is VIP Protection Training Class 30-2021 Topgun.

Nov 29, 2021 · 1 min read