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 .