BANGALORE, INDIA – Four boys were rescued from slavery on a rose farm located just a few hours from the highly industrialized city of Bangalore. Two of the boys are brothers, and they had been trapped for five years. The youngest was only 9 years old.
Child Slaves, Beaten for Making Mistakes
Four boys between 9 and 15 were held as slaves on this rose farm. When IJM presented evidence of slavery, local authorities responded quickly and took proactive steps to ensure these boys can grow up in freedom.