At the age of studies, children used to get addicted to drugs and used to pick up the junk
Jhansi, May 14 (H.S.). By making children addicted to drugs at the age of going to school, the gang who made them work as junk pickers has been exposed. The Kotwali in-charge raided the mentioned place and freed two children from the possession and detained four people for questioning.
Late night, the city Kotwal had received information that a gang working in the city to make children up to 10-14 years of age addicted to drugs (Sulochan) and forced them to collect junk. The Kotwal took it seriously. Late night there was news of the presence of some children in the Minerva area. It was raided immediately. On seeing the police, a stampede broke out on the spot. Police recovered two children. Along with this, four people present there were also taken into custody. During interrogation, the children have accused a person named Qamar of getting him to work after getting intoxicated. police is investigating the matter.
used to beat him with a pipe for refusing to work
The children told that a person named Qamar used to give them Sulochana for 60 rupees per day. In return, they were asked to pick up junk. Children who did not go were beaten up with pipes. About seven children were in the girdle of the waist. The children told that they want to study, but are trapped here under compulsion and are doing this work.
City Kotwal Tulsiram Pandey, instead of interrogating the children, first showing them love, bathing them and asking them for new clothes and giving them food. After questioning them with love, the children narrated their ordeal. The Kotwal says that prima facie there seems to be a case of exploitation of children, the inquiry is going on, the culprits will not be spared.
In this matter, CO City Dr. Pradeep Kumar Singh told that the full truth of the matter will be revealed soon.