February 5, 2023, Sunday
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Thirty-eight Indian nationals rescued from brick factory

The Nepal Weekly
November 15, 2022

Thirty eight Indian nationals including children and women who were working under forced labour, in a brick factory in Rautahat district have been rescued on Wednesday with the help of Nepal Police personnel.

Rautahat District Police office rescued 20 men and 18 children and women, all Indian citizens, who were forced to work in Aman Brick Factory at Paroha Municipality ward No. 4 of Rautahat district, 170 km South of Kathmandu, without their consent.

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police, spokesperson at Rautahat District Police Office, those Indian nationals who hail from Uttar Pradesh, India were rescued Wednesday night on the basis of a tip off.

A police team was deployed from the area police office Rajpur to rescue them after receiving information from the local people. The Indians, who were rescued on Wednesday night, were handed over to the SSB at Bairganiya in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district on Thursday.

The rescued Indians are residents of Samat Aliyarpur district of Uttar Pradesh.