25 child labourers rescued in Delhi

Twenty-five child labourers, most of them trafficked from Bihar, were rescued by authorities from two units in north-west Delhi.

Updated: Mar 09, 2011, 21:00 PM IST

New Delhi: Twenty-five child labourers, most
of them trafficked from Bihar, were rescued by authorities
from two units in north-west Delhi.

"The operation was carried out in Narela area yesterday
and 25 children have been rescued," said R S Chaurasia,
Chairperson of child rights NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan which
aided the police and labour department officials in the raid.

The children, in the age group of 8-14, were rescued from
shoe-making and embroidery units.

PTI