The transport strike in North Chattogram, Rangamati, and Khagrachhari in protest of the "harrasment" by the police in the name of bus requisition during political rallies, has been called off, reports UNB.

Monjur Alam, a leader of the Chattogram Road Transport Owners' Group, made the announcement after a meeting between the bus owners and police on Thursday afternoon.

Earlier on Wednesday night, the organisation called for a strike in North Chattogram, Khagrachhari and Rangamati from Thursday morning. The regular commuters of these routes had to endure immense sufferings due to the sudden strike imposed on them.

Speaking regarding this, Mohammad Shahjahan, joint secretary of the Chattogram Road Transport Owners' Group, said, "We've withdrawn the strike after getting assurance from the administration. We hope that harassment in the name of requisition of vehicles by the police will end now," owners' group, said.