Five children who had been trafficked from Bihar and forced to work in a bangle making unit in Telangana were rescued following Bachpan Bachao Andolan’s intervention from the bangle making unit in Telangana.
The children – who belong to Jehanabad and Patna districts – were working in a bangle making unit located at Green City colony in Kottapet under the jurisdiction of Balapur Police Station.
A joint team of the Labour Department, Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) and District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) carried out the raid in coordination with Bachpan Bachao Andolan and a trafficker by the name of Md Nokhej has been arrested. An FIR has been registered under Balapur PS.
The children have been produced before the CWC and provided shelter at the Government Children Home in Hyderabad.