Ten bonded labourers freed in UP

Last Updated: Friday, June 8, 2012 - 12:23

Bhadohi: Ten bonded labourers working in a brick kiln were rescued after a raid in Chavar Navada village here, police said.

On a tip off, local police carried out the raid yesterday and freed them, Assistant Labour Commissioner R K Pathak said, adding that they had been working as bonded labourers for the past eight months.

The kiln`s owner, Bharat Pratap Singh, has been arrested, he said.

Eight of the freed labourers belonged to Chattisgarh and the other two from Mirzapur district of the state, he said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, June 8, 2012 - 12:23

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