Six minors rescued from Delhi job agencies

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 14:50 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Six teenagers, including four girls, were rescued from two placement agencies here which had forced them to work as domestic helps, police said Saturday. Two people were arrested.

Four girls and two boys, all below 16 years and hailing from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, were rescued Friday in a raid at Geeta Enterprises and Jeevan Jyoti Enterprises in east Delhi, said a police officer.

Geeta Sahini, 40, owner of Geeta Enterprises, and Shyam Kumar Yadav, 33, owner of Jeevan Jyoti Enterprises, were arrested, police said.

Police said the accused used to collect salaries of juveniles from their employers and when the children expressed a desire to go back to their native places they refused to allow them to return.

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