Police yesterday filed a case against over 3,000 people, including a journalist of a private TV channel, on charges of vandalising vehicles and private properties at Ashulia on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the authorities of seven garment factories filed seven general diaries in connection with the violent incidents.
Sub-inspector Obaidul Huq of Ashulia Police Station filed the case yesterday afternoon mentioning that soon after two garment workers were injured in a road mishap in the morning, the journalist provoked other workers to go on rampage at Ashulia.
Over 3,000 workers of several garment factories vandalised 40 vehicles and damaged properties at 30 garment factories, three markets and two banks.
SI Obaidul Huq told the The Daily Star said he could only mention the name of TV journalist Nazmul Huda as one of the accused since the identity of others accused is yet to be known.
Meanwhile, the authorities of Pasco Ltd, Shad Fashion, Shad Fashion International, P & Co Cattier Ltd, Libra Knitwear, SGM Knit and Printing and Han and Hush Ltd filed general diaries in connection with the incidents.