15 child labourers rescued in UP

As many as 15 minors, working as child labourers, were rescued from hotels and 'dhabas' in various parts of the district under "Muskaan", a campaign to trace missing kids, police said on Thursday.

PTI| Updated: Jul 02, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

Sant Kabirnagar: As many as 15 minors, working as child labourers, were rescued from hotels and 'dhabas' in various parts of the district under "Muskaan", a campaign to trace missing kids, police said on Thursday.

The children working in hotels and dhabas were rescued by the police yesterday, Superintendent of Police Satyarth Aniruddh said.

One of the rescued children is physically challenged while another is an orphan, he said, adding, all those rescued have been identified and sent for medical examination.

Investigations are on and further action will be initiated soon, the SP added.