Rahul Hegde, District Superintendent of Police, Rajanna Sircilla district, has announced that 79 child labourers were rescued with the help of various departments within Sircilla. He said that as a part of central government’s Operation Muskaan or Operation Smile which rescues children throughout the country, the Task force DSP Ravi Kumar has helped by coordinating various departments including labour welfare , education, non government organisation and rescued children employed as labourers from different places in the district from July 1 to 31.
SP, said that all the 79 children in which one girl child is there were sent back to their parents after counselling them and also warned that cases will be filed against persons who make children as labourers or workers. He also insisted to report to local police or dial 100 as soon as possible if any child is found so and the identity of the person who gave information will be kept as secret for their security.
Rahul Hegde expressed his thanks to the officials of all departments for making Operation Muskaan -7 a success.