No special centres for kids of illegal immigrants, State tells HC

  • | Thursday | 12th December, 2019

By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: The state government on Wednesday informed the Karnataka High Court that there were no Special Protection Centres established by it exclusively for juveniles or minors born to foreigners, who were illegally staying in the state. Additional advocate general Prasanna Deshpande filed an affidavit before Justice K N Phaneendra who was hearing the bail pleas of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants. “There are no special centres for those children not implicated in any crime,” the state said. It also stated in the affidavit that the department of women and child development had established Child Welfare Committees (CWCs) throughout the state. The state government will strictly abide by the rules provided by the Centre, the state informed the court.

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