7 Minor Labourers Rescued | Guwahati News


GUWAHATI: Seven minor labourers have been rescued from various business establishments here by Assam’s Kamrup Metro district task force in a joint operation with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA).
All those rescued in the operation on Wednesday are boys in the age group of 14 to 17 years and belong to different districts, said a BBA statement on Thursday.
The police have registered an FIR under the IPC and Juvenile Justice Act of Child and Adolescent Labour Act.
The boys were employed in grocery stores and other shops and claimed that they were made to work for up to 12 hours a day for wages of about just Rs 50 each per day. They also said they have been working for the past several months and many had not got their wages for days, the release said.


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