Airman held for keeping a kid as bonded labourer

An airman has been arrested in Sahibabad on charges of keeping a child as bonded labourer in his house.

Written by Agencies | Ghaziabad | Published: February 12, 2009 6:04:33 pm

An Indian Air Force (IAF) airman has been arrested in Sahibabad on charges of keeping a child as bonded labourer in his house.

SSP Akhil Kumar told reporters on Thursday that Sergeant Rajesh Kumar,hailing from Bihar and presently posted at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad (UP),was arrested on Wednesday for keeping a boy,whom Rajesh had brought from his village promising to provide education,as a bonded labourer.

Rajesh never let the child to move out of the house and used to lock him inside,the SSP said,adding that yesterday he forgot to do the same and the boy narrated the torture to Rajesh’s land lord,who later informed the police. A case has been registered against Rajesh,the SSP added.

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