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CPWB rescues 55 beggar children

By APP
June 27, 2021

LAHORE : The Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CPWB) rescued more than 55 beggar children from across the provincial capital during a week-long rescue operation.

In a press statement issued here on Saturday, CPWP Chairperson Sarah Ahmed said that child rescue operations were carried out at various points of the City on a daily basis due to which a clear decrease in child beggars was observed.

The chairperson said that a total of 291 beggars, destitute and neglected children, were taken into custody from other districts during last week.

The children would be produced in the Child Protection Court for legal custody of destitute and neglected children.

CPWB Chairperson Sarah Ahmed said that owing to continuation of rescue operations, the number of begging children was declining.

She added that rescue operations were underway in the limits of all district offices of CPWB in Punjab.