Umerkot: 33 bonded labourers freed
UMERKOT: Police raided two farms and freed 33 bonded labourers, 16 children and six women among them, near Kunri on Sunday. The raids were conducted on the orders of the Sindh High Court, Hyderabad circuit bench, and the District and Sessions Judge of Umerkot.
The first raid was conducted on the farm of Ameer Hassan Khaskheli where 15 bonded labourers, including eight children and three women, were freed.
The second raid was conducted on the farm of Mohammad Ismail Kapri and at least 18 bonded labourers, eight children and three women among them, were freed. The two petitions were filed by Somji Kolhi and Alam Kolhi.