Malkangiri: The Childline today rescued 22 child labourers including some girls while they were being trafficked to outside from Malkangiri district today.
They all are the residents of Kurumapali village under Mathili block in the district.
The Childline officials were tipped of about the child trafficking and stopped their vehicles near Padia area and rescued them. They said that they were being trafficked to Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
They were produced before Child Welfare Committee (CWC) which shifted them to Children’s home. The district administration has been intimated about the child trafficking, Childline official Ashok Patnaik said.