Sanghar: 82 detainees released
SANGHAR: Police have recovered 82 peasants, including women and children, from a private jail of a landlord near Jhol in the early hours of Saturday. The action was taken on the complaint of Manoo Meghwar who had informed the police that the landlord, Ali Ghulam Marri, has detained him and other peasants illegally and forcing to work and added that somehow he had managed to reach the police station.
Strong contingents of police from Sinjhoro, Jam Nawaz Ali, Dilore, Naoabad police stations, led by SHO Jhol, raided the agriculture farm at Chaborlo and recovered the peasants. A case (18/08) for illegal confinement and forced labour, was registered against the landlord at Jhol police station. Maroo Kolhi, Sono Kolhi, Laloo Meghwar and many others told police that 19 families were forced by the landlord to work at his fields without any pay for the last three years.
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