The rescue effort was carried out on Wednesday after authorities in the area received information about a group of Indians – 20 men and 18 women and children – from Uttar Pradesh who were forced to work as bonded labourers. in the district brick factory.
“A total of 38 Indians who were working as bonded laborers in the brick factory have been rescued. They are all from Uttar Pradesh,” said a spokesperson for Rautahat Deputy Superintendent of Police.
He said the rescued Indians were handed over to the Sashastra Seema Bal at Bairganiya in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district after required legal and administrative formalities, PTI reports.
Rautahat brick factory employs hundreds of men and women from different districts of Uttar Pradesh, officials said.