Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh (BBN)– Export-import activities through Sonamasjid land port were suspended on Saturday morning as port workers enforced a strike protesting the murder of a C&F agent.
The port workers and staff of Sonamasjid land port staged a demonstration at zero point halting loading and unloading activities at the port, a port employ said.
Aminul Islam, an employ of Bangladesh Land Port Authority, said supporters and fellows of C&F Agents’ Association cashier Manirul Islam, also a local Jubo League leader, staged a demonstration at the port in the morning, protesting his murder.
At one stage, the protesters, equipped with sticks, staged a sit-in at zero point, halting loading and unloading of goods at the port, according to reports.
C&F agent Monirul Islam, 35, was shot to death by unidentified miscreants in Shibganj upazila on Friday evening.

BBN/SSR/AD-25Oct14-1:50 pm (BST)