From A Corrrespondent
Itagar, Feb 24: The police on Friday rescued three minor children, including two boys and a girl, from the captivity of one Toko Neet from Yupia, near here, according to Papum Pare district Superintendent of Police Tumme Amo. Giving details of the captives and their rescue, the SP said an information was received from Takang Diging, centre coorditor, Childline Itagar that he had received a call from Childline Contact Centre, Kolkata (a centralized call centre for children in need of care and protection), on February 21 about four minor children, aged between 3 to 10 years, who were kept as child labourers and have been physically abused by Toko Neet in her quarter at TY-III colony near District Transport Officer's office, Yupia.
Accordingly, ASI Niri Rama and ready party led by Inspector Banghang Tangzang, OC PS Doimukh with the help of Ashok Som Labour Officer, Atom Som and Diging of Childline Itagar under the supervision of SP Tumme Amo immediately rushed to the quarter of Neet and rescued three minors (two boys aged 7 and 3 years and the girl aged 6) - all hailing from Assam - who were staying with her since last one year.
The rescued children were later handed over to the Labour Officer (HQ), Itagar to give them a refuge at the Oju Mission-run Child Care Centre at harlagun, informed the SP.
In the meantime, Neet has been directed to bring the fourth child, a girl, from Yazali as she was taken there to stay with her (lady's) elder sister some one week ago.
No case has been registered so far, divulged the SP, while adding that the parents were being informed and that further course of action was awaited.