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Chase, counter-chase between cops, RMG workers

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 01:56 PM, 8 January 2019   Updated: 01:56 PM, 8 January 2019

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

A chase and counter-chase have taken place between police and readymade garment (RMG) workers in Savar, on the outskirts area of Dhaka on Tuesday. 

The clash took place when police fired several teargas shells and charged batons on the workers who tried to take the position on the road this morning.  

The agitated workers continued their protest for the fourth consecutive day by staging demonstration demanding cancellation of the ‘discriminatory’ wage board announced by the government for them.

According to police sources, the workers started to gather in front of their respective factories from 9:00 am and tried to lay a siege on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at the airport intersection.

Police foiled their attempt. Later, the garment workers carried out vandalism at several factories in the area.