Four child labourers rescued

Staff Reporter

Children are admitted in special schools run by the Indo-U.S. project

NAMAKKAL: A team of officials rescued four children who were found employed in industrial units recently.

On instructions from Collector G. Sundaramurthi, the team raided a spinning mill in Pallipalayam area and found two children employed in it.

They rescued the children and admitted them in the special schools run by the Indo-US project for child labour abolition, a release said.

Legal action

The team also raided brick kilns in Thuraiyur road and rescued a child engaged in one of the units.

Officials also rescued another child who was found employed in a powerloom unit in Kondappanaickanpatti. Legal action would be initiated against the employers of the children, the release said.

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