Arrest railway-man killer: EmployeesNew Age Online
Railway employees in Chittagong demonstrated Saturday afternoon to press home their demand for arresting those involved in killing a railway booking clerk who was stabbed to death early today.
Railway Sramik-Kormochari Songram Porishad, a representative body of railway employees organised the demo following the killing of their fellow man in Dhaka’s Kamalapur Station. After the murder, the muggers have looted Tk 15 lakh kept in the booking room, police said.
Chief Transportation Officer of Railway’s Eastern Zone Md. Miajahan said: ‘We risk our lives to serve the people as we fall victim to the frequent occurrences of pelting stones, political vengeance and even murder.’
He said it has been a fresh type crime to kill the railway men.
He said their Eid leaves were canceled to ensure hazard-free service to the passengers.
Amid such dedication, the incident of killing cannot be taken easily anyway, he said.
‘We want immediate arrest of the killers and exemplary punishment.’
However, employees backed off from tougher movement considering the Eid which is due possibly on 16 October.
Divisional Railway Manager Sukumar Voumik, Railway Station Manager AAM Shamsul Alam, Station Master Mahbubul Alam among other spoke in the protest meeting.
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