Operation Smile: Police saves 581 children in Telangana

Cyberabad [Telangana]: In a big achievement, Cyberabad Police, under their initiative called Operation Smile, has rescued 581 children over a span of a year from the clutches of child labour and trafficking.

The team was formed last year in June 2018 by the Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad. There are three Smile teams working in three zones of Cyberabad Commissionerate.

The aim of these teams is to prevent child trafficking and rescue children from persons who engage them in begging, sex trade and other anti-social activities.

Out of the rescued 543 (339 boys, 204 girls) went to rescue home and 38 (29 boys, 9 girls) were handed over to their parents, said police on Monday