Over 20 child labourers rescued, four held in Telangana

Four people were arrested for allegedly trafficking and engaging 26 child labourers, including eight girls, from six states in different workshops
Over 20 child labourers rescued, four held in Telangana
Arrested man in handcuffs with hands behind back

HYDERABAD:

Four people were arrested for allegedly trafficking and engaging 26 child labourers, including eight girls, from six states in different workshops.

"Based on the information that children were detained and exploited for labour work at Bhongir town, police teams on Tuesday conducted raids and rescued the children," a release from Rachakonda Police Commissionerate said.

The children were trafficked by the owners/accused, who are operating chair and sofa manufacturing companies, among others, police said.

"The children were detained in sheds located within the premises of the companies and exploited for labour work," they said.

The rescued children belong to Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Telangana and were sent to a rehabilitation home, police added. (PTI)

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