New Delhi, Jan 2 (PTI) Four children working at a hotel in Rajasthan’s Mount Abu were rescued in an operation by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights and an FIR has been registered in the matter, an official said Wednesday. Also Read - Section 144 Imposed Around India Gate, No Gathering Permissible: Delhi Police

Acting on a tip-off, the NCPCR recently directed Childline — an organisation for children in distress — to look into the matter. Following this, the children were rescued from the hotel, the official said. Also Read - Smart City Index 2020: Indian Cities Drop in Global Smart City Index; Singapore On Top

An FIR was registered against the hotel owner, the official said, adding that the children have been produced before the child welfare committee as per rules. Also Read - International Flights: Air India Plans To Operate Special Flight From Basra To New Delhi On September 17 | Details Here

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi thanked the person who flagged the issue and urged others to raise an alarm whenever they find a child in need.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.