Raipur,Jan 28 (Agencies): Chhattisgarh government is sending a team to seek the release of around 20 labourers from Bihar where they have been held hostage,officials said
 
The workers hailing from Benaika village in Bilaspur district have been allegedly held captive at a brick kiln in Chhapra District's Rajbangra village by contractors for the last few days,they said.
 
Chief Minister Raman Singh has asked the Bilaspur Collector to take necessary steps to free the labourers.

Most of them belonged to the Scheduled Castes, the officials said.
 
Family members of these victims,some of them children met Chief Minister on Friday.

Bilaspur Collector,Sonmani Vora said a team of District officials will soon be sent to Chhapra to seek their safe release.