alamgir ranch -->

Death of RMG worker sparks protest in Gazipur

| Updated: October 25, 2017 01:43:35

Death of RMG worker sparks protest in Gazipur

Workers of a local RMG factory blocked Dhaka-Myemnsingh highway for nearly 90 minutes following the death of a fellow worker in a road accident at Nagpara area of Gazipur on Friday.

Abdul Hye, in-charge of Naojor police camp, said Tuli Akhter, a worker of Ridisha Garment Factory was killed when a covered van knocked her down at Nagpara while going to his workplace around 8 am, reports UNB.

As the death news spread around, the factory workers put up barricade on the highway protesting the incident, halting vehicular movement for about one and a half hours.

On information, police went to the spot and brought the situation under control. Traffic movement on the highway returned to normalcy around 10 am, police said.

Share if you like