Six child labourers have been rescued by police and activists from shops in a market at Rangia in Assam’s Kamrup district, police said on Friday. A team of activists from of Child Line, the child rights organisation, along with help from the police rescued the children, aged between 8 and 15 years and engaged in child labour, from various shops in Majgaon locality on Thursday.
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The children have been sent to a home at Ulubari in Guwahati and will be produced before their parents at the Child Welfare Commission at Amingaon, Child Line spokesman Utpal Borah said.
The children will be handed over to their parents after due verification process, Borah added.