A 12-year-old boy from Bihar rescued by the railway officials from the clutches of job brokers at Tirupur railway station on Wednesday night, was rehabilitated at the shelter home run by SAVE, a Tirupur-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Thursday.


SAVE sources told reporters here that the boy, Ijaz Ahamed, had lost his parents and was living with a relative at his native district of Saharsa. Recently, he boarded a train with two persons who offered him a job in Mumbai. Instead of heading to Mumbai, the duo brought him to Tirupur for labour.

Some of the railway officials happened to question the two persons while they were roaming with Ijaz Ahamed on the railway station platform here.

Suddenly, the two youth ran away leaving the boy behind. SAVE sources said that since the boy had lost his parents, he would be rehabilitated here itself by providing education and shelter.