Five Bengali child labourers rescued in Tiruppur

The children would be produced before the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Monday and their parents have been intimated, the official added.
Image used for representational purpose.
Image used for representational purpose.

TIRUPPUR: Five children, all natives of West Bengal, who were employed by a garment unit on Kongu Main Road were rescued by the District Child Protection unit on Saturday night.

According to an official from the District Child Protection Unit said, "We received a tip-off from local sources about the five children. Immediately, a team of officials from the Child Protection Unit and police reached the spot and found five minors in the age group 12-17 deployed for work. The minors said they were working there for several weeks. Immediately, they were rescued and sent to a home in Velampalayam."

The children would be produced before the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Monday and their parents have been intimated, the official added.

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