Rayagada: A voluntary organisation rescued 15 Odia bonded labourers including seven women from Peddapalli district of Telangana State on Saturday.
All the labourers belong to Balangir district. They were working at a brick kiln in Telangana.
According to reports, the labourers were tortured by the brick kiln owner.
The bonded labourers from Odisha were rescued with help of the International Human Rights Commission following a raid at the brick kiln.
The rescued labourers reached Rayagada last night.
The local authorities have made arrangements to send the labourers to their respective homes in Balangir.