Twenty Five children that were on their way toSurat to work in fields as bounded labours were rescued by the team of Anti Human Trafficking of Udaipur fom a bus near Reti Stand area of the city on late on Saturday night.
Acting on a tipoff a team of Anti Human Trafficking Unit headed by In Charge of the Unit Shyam Singh stopped the bus at Reti Stand area under Hiran Magri police station cirlce.
During the search of the bus they found 25 children inside the bus aged between 8 to 16 years.
During the counciling of the previously rescued children police learnt that a huge number of children of Rajasthan were made to wrok as labours at Surat at very low wages, upon getting the information a police started an investigation of the matter and after verifying the information a joint team of Anti Human Trafficking along with Asra Vikas Sansthan and Bachpan Bachao Sansthan went to Surat and rescued Child Labours from their shelters in huge number from Mukti Dham Society, J.J Market, Mumbai Market, Sitaram Society, Haridham and Vivekananda Society.
The rescued children were made to work by the employers for more than 12 to hours a day and paid very less and even they were not giving proper food to eat and clothes to wear,5 to 7 children were forced to sleep a small room toghter at a time.
SP Kailash Chandra Bishnoi said that so far 135 children were rescued by the team from Surat and were transported to the local police station.
Out of the 135 rescued children 125 were from Rajasthan,78 of the children were from Udaipur district ,39 were of Rajsamand district,4 of them were from Nagaur district,2 were from Pali district,1 is from Jhunjhanu district and 1 is from Ajmer district,SP added.
Apart from that 5 of the children hails from Jharkhand,3 were from Bihar and 1 was from Uttar Pradesh.
Those rescued from states other than Rajasthan were handed over to local police,SP said.
SP Bishnoi further said that during the year 2019 a total of 278 children including 3 minor girls were rescued by the Anti Human Trafficking Unit of Udaipur Police during various raids.