Tamil Nadu sanitation worker returns Rs 7-lakh gold coin found in garbage

Ganesh Raman, who works at a courier company, bought the coin and placed it under the bed – in pink wrapping paper

The gold coin is worth more than ₹7.5 lakh

A sanitation worker in Tamil Nadu who found a 100-gram gold coin worth 7.5 lakh deposited it with the authorities, who later returned it to the rightful owner.

Ganesh Raman, who works at a courier company, bought the coin and placed it under the bed – in pink wrapping paper.

 His wife later said she threw the coin away along with other household waste.

Raman filed a complaint with Sathankulam police, in Thoothukudi district. The police told him someone had already found the coin and given it to the authorities.

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Mary found the coin while segregating waste. Without any second thoughts, she informed her supervisor, who then handed over the gold coin to the authorities.

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