Child labour: Two arrested for employing children at brick kiln

Okara police have registered a case against a brick kiln owner


Our Correspondent January 25, 2018
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OKARA: Okara police have registered a case against a brick kiln owner and his assistant for employing children at brick kiln during school hours.

Police said Shahbaz, the owner of the brick kiln Dilawar and Company employed Saba Bibi, 11, her brother Ameer, 12 and Abid, 12, at his brick kiln against the rules stated by government. When police raided, the children were working at the brick kiln during the school time.

Police arrested brick kiln owner Shahbaz Ahmad and Munshi Muhammad Iddress Khokhar and registered cases against them under Punjab Prohibition of Child Labour at Brick Kilns Act 2016.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 25th, 2018.

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