On 27th September 2021, a rescue operation was conducted in which two children were rescued from a power tools selling shop in Erode district of Tamil Nadu. The rescue operation was conducted in collaboration with the Labour Department, DCPO, NCLP, Child line and team of BBA.
The children are of 14 and 16 years of age. They were found working in the shop for past two months and were getting around Rs. 4800/- on a monthly basis. Both the children were from Erode district and have studied till 9th and 10th class respectively and after that they discontinued their education.
The children have been produced before the Child Welfare committee and the registration of FIR is under process.