15 Ludhiana-bound child workers rescued | chandigarh | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Jul 29, 2017-Saturday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

15 Ludhiana-bound child workers rescued

Fifteen minors who were being taken to Ludhiana in Punjab as child labour were rescued today from the Old Delhi railway station and five accused, including one from Nepal, were arrested, police said.

chandigarh Updated: Apr 05, 2012 19:07 IST

Fifteen minors who were being taken to Ludhiana in Punjab as child labour were rescued on Thursday morning from the Old Delhi railway station and five accused, including one from Nepal, were arrested, police said.


The accused were arrested while they, along with the children, were waiting at the station for a train to Ludhiana, an official said.

Those arrested comprised four people from West Bengal and one from Nepal. Nine of the rescued children are from West Bengal.