Jaipur: 50 starving children rescued from illegal child home
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Despite clear evidence of foreign funding in the form of photographs, their deplorable living conditions are shocking, to say the least.
- 3 of 5All 29 lived in a single rented room with a broken toilet and rotting vegetables in the store.Hundreds of liquor bottles were strewn around the place occupied by children between the ages of 5 and 14.Grace Home, as the illegal shelter is called, had brought them with promises of education, care and food.
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As far as education was concerned, the elder children taught the younger ones while the promised ‘care’ was under the supervision of a 14-year-old boy!
- 5 of 5Police raided the house after the death of a child. They were then informed that the children were almost like captives.All connection to their families was cut off and they have never been seen to ever play in the park outside.Mr Jacob John has been taken into custody for questioning.The children have been sent to other shelter homes for medical check-up.