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Police rescue child beggars using mapping tech

Bangalore, India: Bangalore police and the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in India rescued over 300 children from traffickers. The children had been pushed into begging. Using a mapping software, they monitored children, tracked their location and made successful raids at 282 locations. The police also arrested seven people for pushing these children into begging.
According to the police, kids from Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and, recently, from Bangladesh are forced into begging in Bangalore. They said begging here is more lucrative than in Delhi and Mumbai. 
Bangalore police commissioner B G Jyothi Prakash Mirji said, “The number of children found begging in Bangalore is increasing at an alarming rate. We’re trying to track the miscreants who force them to beg here. There are allegations that some kids are maimed to increase earnings.” 
Source: Times of India