Death of RMG worker sparks protest in Gazipur

Published: October 06, 2017 20:56:21 | Updated: October 25, 2017 01:43:35


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.

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