People blocked Shahbagh intersection in the capital on Monday, protesting the incident of molestation of a housewife in Noakhali that has gone viral on social media, reports UNB.
The protesters demanded resignation of the home minister for his failure to stop the incidents of rape and oppression against women across the country.
Around 100 protesters took positions at Shahbagh intersection carrying posters in the morning.
They blocked the road around 11:00am with various slogans against growing violence against women.
The housewife of Noakhali’s Begumganj upazila was molested by some local miscreants at Ward no. 9 of Eklashpur Union of the upazila last month and a video of the barbaric incident has gone viral on the internet on Sunday.
The incident sparked widespread outrage on social media.
Five youths, including Delwar and his associates Badal, Kalam and Abdur Rahim, molested the housewife on 2 September.