Garment workers blocked Dhaka-Aricha highway for two and a half hours on Monday following a rumour over death of a female garment worker in a road accident.
They also vandalised several vehicles, including a vehicle of City Corporation carrying garbage, in Aminbazar Turag area.
Witnesses said a bus hit the female worker of ‘Brando Eco Apparels’ in the area while she was crossing the highway, leaving her injured in the morning.
As a rumour spread over her death following the accident her co-workers got agitated and blocked the highway for two and a half hours.
Later, police brought the situation under control.