Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Beggar earns 1.4 mn in 30-yr career

Have you ever thought begging can be a good career.I am sure no .But a man in India,kerla has earned 1.4mn with begging.Police in Kerala's Mavoor town found cash and receipts for nearly Rs 1.4 million in the bag of a beggar asking for alms outside a mosque, a newspaper report said on Wednesday.

Police said Abdul Gali was carrying Rs 80,000 in cash and had receipts for post office deposits of Rs 1.3 million, the newspaper reported.

Gali, who is said to be over 70 years old, insisted he used "honest" means to get the money, accumulated during a begging career spanning three decades, the paper said.

Police are investigating the case.

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