81 bonded labourers rescued from brick kiln in Sambhal

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 13:17

Sambhal (UP): Around 81 persons, including women and children, who were allegedly forced to work as bonded labourers in a brick kiln, were rescued by a team of Labour Department here, senior officials said today.
Acting on a complaint received by the District Magistrate, 17 families comprising 81 people were rescued from a brick kiln at Samhal-Hasanpur road yesterday, said labour enforcement officer Ashok Kumar Singh, who was part of the team.
A report would be submitted to the district magistrate for further action, he said.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 13:17

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