29 Child Labourers Trafficked from UP and Bihar Rescued in West Delhi

February 24, 2022, New Delhi: In a joint operation led by the SDM with the help of Bachpan Bachao Andolan, 29 child labourers were rescued from the Wazirpur Industrial Area in West Delhi under Ashok Vihar police station.Those rescued included 27 boys and 2 girls, all trafficked from the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. They were forced to work in various steel utensils manufacturing units for up to 16 hours daily. Majority were not paid any wages and held captive inside the factory premises. Upon receiving information, a team led by SDM Saraswati Vihar and Bachpan Bachao Andolan activists initiated the rescue operation. Labour department officials along with Delhi police supported the rescue operation.

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