The police have filed cases against the offenders for engaging minor children in establishments.
In a special drive carried out in municipal and rural areas, five minor children were rescued from bonded labour in Hailakandi district of Assam .
The child labourers, who were rescued by a team consisting of Labour department, DCPO, CWC, Child Line and police personnel, were engaged in various establishments.
Meanwhile, the police have filed cases against the offenders for engaging minor children in establishments. “Stringent action will be initiated against the offenders under the the provisions of Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation Act) and the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, ” said a police official.