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Child found serving liquor at juice shop, rescued

New Delhi: A minor child was rescued from a juice shop where he was made to serve liquor in Bhajanpura area on Tuesday, said the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR). The child rights body stated that the rescue was the result of reward scheme which they recently launched.

Roop Sudesh Vimal member from DCPCR said that an individual had mailed them about the incident where the child was serving liquior on the juice shop." That person also shared a video with us after which action was taken and DCPCR with concerned authority conducted raid at the spot. The child was rescued," said Vimal.

He further said that liquor bottles were also recovered from the spot. People were also found drinking. In another case, in Bhajanpura three persons were rescued from a sweet shop. Their age is being checked.

According to DCPCR notice accessed by Millennium Post stated that "A scheme of providing the incentive to any NGO/individual or organization for facilitating Child Labour Rescue Operation in collaboration with DCPCR has been approved by the Competent Authority. It shall be for meeting transport & other miscellaneous expenditure by the NGO/individual or organization leading to rescue of child labour. The incentive shall be admissible in case of any such rescue operation which results in the rescue of one or more child labour. "The notice further states that for the rescue of one child there is a reward of Rs 1,000 whereas rescue of two-five children Rs 2,000 is the reward whereas for six to 10 children the reward increases to Rs 5,000. "The reward for the rescue of 11 or more children is Rs 10,000," reads the notice.

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