RMG workers  blocked  Dhaka – Gazipur road protesting  torture of colleague

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Gazipur, June 26: Hundreds of RMG workers of Sparrow Apparels Limited blocked the Dhaka-Gazipur road at Loksmipura area of Gazipur city on Sunday afternoon to protest the torturing on a worker by an officer of the factory and demanding a 10 day for holyday during eid.

The workers put on barricade on the road that suspected  traffic movement  for  one hour from  3 pm to 4 pm. The agitated workers also vandalized the glasses of windows of the factory.

Police and workers sources said, a worker of the factory  Mohim was  injured  after tortured by an indian citizen   and also an official of the factory  Mr. Belo on Sunday.

Getting this news , hundreds of workers came out from their workplace  and started demonstration demanding the punishment of Mr. Belo. At the same time, the workers  demanded a 10 day holyday during Eid vacation as the factory authority declared a 8 day holyday  on Sunday.

The workers claimed that they  worked  extra one hour  each day for  additional  eid holy day, but now  the authority  did not accept their demand. However, following the both issue, the workers at one stage, put  barricade on Dhaka – Gazipur road  at the area at around 3 pm on Sunday.

On information , police from Joydebpur police station and Gazipur industrial police rushe to the spot and  dispersed  them  from the road and  took  under control the situation .

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