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14 child labourers rescued in Hyderabad

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

In two separate operations, Rachakonda police today rescued as many as 14 child labourers, working at a meat exporting unit as well as a saw-mill here.

Based on specific inputs, a Special Operation Team raided a meat exporting unit at Ibrahimpatnam and found that eight children were working there as labourers, a police official said.

The children, who hailed from Assam, and Bihar, were rescued and the supervisor of the unit was taken into custody, he said.

During another raid at a saw mill located in Ibrahimpatnam, six children, all from who were found working as labourers were rescued, the official said.

Separate cases were registered under relevant sections of the and the Juvenile Justice Act.

Further investigation is on.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 21:02 IST