Six child labourers rescued in Mumbai, factory owner held

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Mumbai, Mar 30: Six child labourers were rescued from a saree factory here and its owner was arrested, police said today.

Acting on a complaint filed by an NGO, police conducted a search operation last night at a saree factory on Ismail Curtay Road, a senior official of of J J Marg police station, said.

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Six minor boys, who had been forced to work in the factory and suffering form different illness, were rescued, he said.

The factory owner was arrested and a case under relevant sections of the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act was registered against him, the officer said, adding probe is underway.

PTI

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