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Delhi: 34 child labourers rescued

Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011 - 20:09

New Delhi: Thirty-four child labourers, most
of them trafficked from states like Bihar, have been rescued
from central Delhi, officials said on Friday.
The raid was conducted by a joint team of Central Delhi
Task Force on Child Labour, police, labour department
officials and members of child rights NGO Bachpan Bachao
Andolan yesterday.

The children, who were being forced to back-breaking work
for long hours, were rescued from Amar Pura and Nabi Karim
areas of the capital.
Police yesterday had also arrested a man who killed a
child working in his bindi-making unit in Wazirpur. The
10-year-old was beaten to death.


First Published: Friday, April 22, 2011 - 20:09
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