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Factory workers go on a rampage in Gurgaon

At least dozen vehicles were damaged and three were set on fire by angry factory workers of a garments factory at Sector 37. They went on a rampage following rumours of death of a fellow worker on Saturday morning.

According to police, Shyam Sunder was electrocuted at Orient Craft factory on Friday and was admitted to Civil Hospital for treatment.

The agitated workers damaged several cars parked in the factory complex and also set three vehicles on fire, the police said. A large number of police personnel was deployed in area to bring the situation under control, said Assistant Commissioner of Police Rajesh Chechi.

At least two dozens vehicles were damaged and three two-wheelers were set ablaze by angry factory workers of six garment manufacturing units in Udyog Vihar in the month of February in a similar incident. The workers had gone on the rampage following rumours about the death of a fellow worker who was allegedly beaten up by the company’s security guards for reporting late to work.


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