Workers of several garments factories blocking Mirpur-10 intersection from Friday noon demanding pay rise had a clash with police trying to disperse them and later burnt three motorcycles.
“Police held some eight to ten of the protesters over the incident”, a police officer from Pallabi police station told UNB reporter on the spot.
The garment workers were blocking Gol Chattar intersection of Mirpur-10 from 2 pm today and around 5 pm police members dispersed them from the spot, he said.
Later the protesting workers took position at Mirpur-11 and had a chase and counter chase with police.
To take control of the situation, police baton charged and shot tear shells at the protesters.
After that, the protesters burnt three police motorcycles and vandalized a vehicle of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) parked in front of Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium at Mirpur-10.
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After police detained some of the protesters they left the area.