The Punjab authorities has launched a marketing campaign to cope with youngster beggars, in a bid to stem out beggary within the province.
The Baby Safety and Welfare Bureau (CPWB) remained lively on Tuesday, gathering over 200 youngsters begging on the primary roads and streets of the foremost cities.
Chairperson CPWB, Sarah Ahmed, addressed a short press convention in Lahore, informing the bureau that over 220 youngsters from eight districts have been taken into custody and shifted to the kid rehab facilities the place they may spend a month.
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We are going to method their dad and mom and register FIRs towards them. They are going to be dealt as per the regulation which suggests three months to 5 years in jail.
She mentioned that these youngsters shall be despatched again to their households after they had been assured that they won’t be compelled to beg on the streets once more.
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Responding to a query, Sarah Ahmed mentioned that taking motion towards the mafia will not be her job, however she is able to cooperate with the police on this regard.
It must be talked about right here that the Lahore Police had additionally launched a crackdown towards skilled beggars final month and had arrested 42 beggars for violating the Beggars Act.