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30 injured in RMG workers-cops clash

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GAZIPUR: At least 30 people were injured during a clash between the workers of Ready Made Garment (RMG) and police in Tongi area of the district on Friday morning.Abdul Khaleque, Assistant Superintendent of Gazipur Industrial Police confirmed the incident to the banglamail.He said the agitated workers of Jaber and Jubaer Fabrics went on a rampage in the factory premises and set fire at the godown of the factory around 7am to press-home their demands, including salary and festival bonus.A chase and counter chase with the law enforcers also took place when police tried to bring the situation under control.He said: “At least 15,000 workers locked in clashes with police when police tried to disperse them from the area, leaving at least 30 workers injured.”Police brought the situation under control and additional law enforcers were deployed in the area, said ASP Abdul Khaleque.