Alwar: 21 minor girls rescued from liquor factory

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Alwar
  • Updated: Feb 28, 2015 10:49 IST

Twenty one minor girls were rescued from a liquor factory and handed over to their parents on Friday. The parents were also made to sign an affidavit where it was stated that they would not send their children to work in the future. An FIR was also been registered against Vishal Jumnani, the owner of the factory covering various sections of the Child Labour Act.

Shushila Rathod of Bal Kalyan Parishad told Hindustan Times that after getting the information that minor girls between the age of 6 to 14 years were being employed to clean liquor bottles, the anti human trafficing unit of Alwar police, Balkalyan Parishad, Child Line and Bandhva Mukti Morcha members raided Jai Ma Durga Enterprises’s godown situated on 200 Foot Road.

They were employed to clean liquor bottles using acid water. The rescued children’s hands too were found brunt. One girl gets Rs. 23 for one bag of clean bottles. Rathod said that some girls managed to escape during raid. These 21 rescued girls were later sent to Mother Terssa Shelter Home.

After medical examination on Friday the girls were handed over to their parents.

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