Telangana, March 15: At least 26 children allegedly working as “bonded labourers” has been rescued by the Hyderabad police.
The cops also arrested a person, who was involved in trafficking these minors.
Speaking to ANI, Hyderabad’s District Child Protection officer, Md. Imtiaz Raheem stated, “We have a received a information from an NGO that some employers are bringing 200 child labours in Dhanapur express train.”
Women and Child Welfare Department, Labour Department, and others along with police launched the rescue operation.
As per the police, most of the rescued children belong to Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
Rescued children will be shifted to Saidabad children home and probe into the matter is underway.