Six teenagers, including four girls, were rescued from two placement agencies here which had forced them to work as domestic helps, police said on Saturday. Two persons were arrested.

Four girls and two boys, all below 16 years and hailing from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, were rescued on Friday in a raid at Geeta Enterprises and Jeevan Jyoti Enterprises in East Delhi, a police officer said.

Geeta Sahini, 40, owner of Geeta Enterprises, and Shyam Kumar Yadav, 33, owner of Jeevan Jyoti Enterprises, were arrested, he said.

Police said the accused used to collect salaries of juveniles from their employers and when the children expressed a desire to go back to their native places they refused to allow them to return. - IANS