SAVAR, DHAKA: At least 20 people were injured on Tuesday in a clash between police and garment workers in Savar municipal area in the district.
Witnesses said that the workers of Dynamic Sweater Factory (Dhaka Sweater) were staging protest procession from past couple of days demanding 10 points including salary increase.
Following the protest, the factory owner and workers sat in a meeting on the day, but an armed man named Mashiur, reportedly, on behalf of the factory owner threatened workers in the meeting.
At one stage, the agitated workers took position on roads then police charged baton, opened rubber bullets and tear shells to bring the situation under control, leaving 20 workers injured.
Confirming the matter, Industrial Police Assistant Police Super (ASP) Amin told banglanews, “Additional police forces were deployed in the area”.
BDST: 1402 HRS, MAR 11, 2014
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