Sanghar- As many as 26 peasants including 13 children, were rescued from private jail of a landlord during a crackdown today.

Police said that petitioner namely Novo Koli had filed an application in the court of district and session judge Sanghar that a local landlord of Goth Sono Khan Bhimbro, had established a private jail where 26 forced laborers were imprisoned.

The district and session judge directed Shahdadkot police for rescuing the imprisoned peasants. A police team conduced raid on private jail, during which 26 peasants including 13 children were rescued. The police have registered a case, against the accused landlord and started raids for his arrest.