Short Story on “Robbers Turn Good Citizens”
It is thought that once upon a time Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani (God be pleased with him) went out on a journey with a caravan. His mother advised him to speak the truth always. A gang of robbers fell on his caravan and looted every one of them. A robber came to him and asked him if he had something. He told that he had some coins stitched in his shirt. He took the boy with him to his leader. The leader asked him why he had not denied of having money. The boy told him about the advice of his mother. It had a deep effect OH him. He felt sorry for his deeds. He repented and gave up robbery. He returned everything to all the members of the caravan and advised hill to live an honesty life.
(i) Speak the truth always.
(ii) Good, sometimes, comes out of evil.