Balapur, July 13: Fifty-two child labourers were rescued on Saturday, July 13, from numerous bangle factories in Balapur suburb in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district. The children were rescued after police conducted raids at six locations. Rachakonda 'Operation Smile' team along with cops rescued kids from factories where bangles were manufactured. Chhattisgarh: Police Rescues 26 Child Labour From Raipur Parle-G Factory.
"The 52 children have been shifted to rescue home and a case is being registered under the JJ Act and Child Labour Act in Balapur police station. A team deployed to nab accused. After a complete investigation, the rescued children will be handed over to their parents," a police official told ANI. Child Labour? 13-Year-Old Boy Hired As Cleaner for UNICEF's Children's Day Event in Delhi's Thyagaraj Stadium.
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Balapur Police: The 52 children have been shifted to rescue home & a case is being registered under JJ Act & Child Labour Act in Balapur police station. A team deployed to nab accused. After complete investigation, the rescued children will be handed over to their parents. https://t.co/XX48YABH3r
— ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2019
This development comes two days after 42 people, including 16 children, were rescued from bonded labour in Tamil Nadu. The people were rescued from two woodcutting factories in Vellore and Kancheepuram. Last month, 26 child labours were rescued from Parle-G's unit at Chhattisgarh's Raipur.