Child labourers rescued

TIRUVALLUR: Fifteen children employed in various establishments in Tiruvallur and Manavala Nagar areas were rescued during a surprise raid conducted recently.

A team of officials led by District Labour Inspector U. Lakshmikanthan conducted surprise raids at hotels, shops and automobile workshops and rescued the children employed at these establishments.

They were handed over to INDUS project officials for rehabilitation and legal proceedings initiated against those who had engaged the children for work, a release said.

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