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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 22:03
Commission on Wednesday issued notice to Madhya Pradesh government asking it to submit a report on a hotel owner allegedly beating to death a child worker and injuring another.

Taking suo motu congnizance of the matter, the NHRC said the state government should submit its report within four weeks

The Commission directed the state Chief Secretary to inform as to what action has been taken by the state government against the owner of the hotel under the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 besides initiating criminal action and what relief is proposed to be given to the victims.

Quoting media reports, the NHRC said Mahesh (13) and Sonu (14) had been working in a hotel at Shivpur main road owned by one Ramesh. On July nine night, he called them to his hotel from their house and accused them of stealing Rs 1,000.

Thereafter, he beat both of them with a lathi resulting in death of Mahesh on the spot, while Sonu suffered injuries in one of his legs. It was also reported that the police, after registering a case of murder, had started investigation in the matter.


First Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 22:03

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