CNG auto-rickshaw drivers and owners have clashed with police forces on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Narayanganj during protests against the highway ban on Monday.
The CNG drivers blocked the highway in Signboard area around 11:00am. Vehicular movement in the area was halted for around an hour there.
Law enforcers and the protesters clashed in the area when police tried to disperse them from the roads.
Police charged batons and fired blank shots to disperse the agitation as the protestors started throwing bricks at the police.
Additional police superintendent of Narayanganj, Md Mokhlesur Rahman informed reporters about the incident.
The government banned three wheeler from plying on highways to minimize highway accidents. The ban was effective from August 1 and the auto-rickshaw drivers started protesting against the ban from that day.