Kathmandu, April 20: Twenty-six boys hailing from Mahottari, Dhanusha, Siraha, and Sarlahi districts have been rescued from Sitamadhi of Bihar, India. They had left their homes for employment.
The boys ranging from 12 to 17 years were rescued from a children’s home of Sitamadhi, Bihar, with the joint efforts of various organizations including Central Child Welfare Board of Lalitpur, District Child Welfare Board of Dhanusha, the State 2 government, and the Chhorachhori Nepal.
The children were initially taken under control by the Indian security officials from various buses on March 27 and later sent to the Children’s Home.
Prabin Paswan, one of the rescued, said those having citizenship certificate were allowed to go to Chennai, while the minors were taken under control.