11 child labourers rescued, 4 employers held

Last Updated: Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 22:13

New Delhi: Eleven child labourers were
rescued from Outer Delhi in separate raids on Thursday and police
arrested four persons who employed them.

The first raid was conducted in Mangol Pur Kalan from
where two children, who were employed as labourers, were
rescued. Their employers Lallan Yadav and Arun Kumar were
arrested.

The second raid was conducted in Rithala from where six
child were rescued. Om Parkash, the employer, was arrested.

"He used to subject the children to physical and mental
torture in order to make them work in hazardous conditions not
suitable for children," B S Jaiswal, Deputy Commissioner of
Police (Outer), said.

In the third raid, three children were rescued from
Sultan Pur Majra and employer Sunil Kumar was arested.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 22:13

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