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UP: 72 bonded labourers freed in raid at brick kiln

Last Updated: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 13:39

Muzaffarnagar: Seventy-two bonded labourers were freed following a raid at a brick kiln at Bihari village in the neighbouring Baghpat district, police said Friday.
The labourers were rescued by a flying squad led by magistrate Vijay Gautam after a raid yesterday at property of Ved Pal, they said.
However, Pal claimed that he had paid the workers, they said.

All the labourers belonged to Muzaffarnagar`s Budhana Shahpur area, they added.


First Published: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 13:38
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