25 Migrant Labourers Rescued From Kantabanji, Agent Held

Kantabanji: As many as 25 migrant workers including six minors were rescued while they were being transported to Hyderabad from Bolangir’s Kantabanji, on Tuesday late night.

One agent has been arrested in this connection.

According to police, the 25 migrant labourers includes eight male, 11 female, and six minors.

Reportedly, they were allegedly rescued from Golei Chhak in Kantabanji while they were being prepared to be trafficked to Hyderabad to work as bonded labourers.

The locals spotted the labourers and immediately informed the Kantabanji Police. Police reached the spot and rescued the workers.

Meanwhile, the police have launched an investigation into the incident.

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