|Published : 19 Sep 2016, 12:21:53|
Barguna transport workers go on strike
Transport workers went on an indefinite strike on all routes of the district from Monday protesting the death of one of their fellow in an attack by miscreants on Sunday night.
Road communications of the district with other parts of the country remained suspended due to the strike, causing miseries to the passengers.
Sahabuddin Sabu, president of Barguna Road Transport Workers’ Union, called the strike at a meeting at about 11.00pm on Sunday.
Haidar Ali, 40, executive member of the union, was hacked to death by miscreants at Amlakitala village in Sadar upazila on Sunday night.
Officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Riaz Hossain said a gang of miscreants attacked Haidar Ali when he was returning home at about 8:30pm.
The attackers stabbed Haidar indiscriminately, leaving him critically injured.
He was rushed to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, according to a news agency.