Workers of a garment factory blockaded Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Barpa area of Rupganj in Narayanganj for half an hour yesterday demanding their arrears.
Quoting locals, police said the workers of Antim Knitting Dying and Finishing took to the street around 6:00pm demanding payment of two months' arrears.
At one stage, they vandalised 20 to 25 vehicles and set fire on two ones halting the traffic. Later, Rupganj police and Industrial police dispersed them.
The factory's General Manager (admin) Nasir Hossain said they could not give the salaries to the workers as they could not collect it timely from bank.