All the rescued children, are in the age group of 9 to 16 years and they belong to Bihar

16 child labourers rescued from bangle making units in HyderabadImage for representation: PTI
news Child Labour Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 06:55

16 children, allegedly working as "bonded labourers" in bangle making units in Rein Bazar in Hyderabad, were on Tuesday rescued and three persons, who employed them were nabbed, police said.

Sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force (South Zone) Team nabbed three accused - Mohd Akram, Mohd Saddam (both child labour contractors) and Mohd Azghar (a bangle maker) - after rescuing 16 children who were working as bonded labours, Commissioner's Task Force Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police N Koti Reddy said.

"All the rescued children, are in the age group of nine years and 16 years and they belong to Bihar," he said.

Akram is a native of Gaya district of Bihar, Saddam is hails from Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh while Azghar also belongs to Gaya and all of them were staying in Yakatpura area here.

The accused were bringing children from Patna and others parts of Bihar and made them to do hazardous works, Reddy added.

The trio was handed over to the SHO Rein Bazar Police Station for further investigation.

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