News: Police arrest 6 in connection with death of jute mill CEO

Employee Relations

Police arrest 6 in connection with death of jute mill CEO

At least six persons have been arrested in connection with the death of the CEO of the Northbrook Jute Mill at Hooghly. ‚ÄčThe mill is located some 50-odd kilometres away from Kolkata. According to a statement by the Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, instructions have been given to the police to “book the accused” and six people have so far been arrested in this connection. The CM’s statement was read out to the media by the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Partha Chatterjee. CEO of Northbrook Jute Mill HK Maheshwari was beaten to death allegedly by workers on Sunday. It is said that workers turned violent following differences arising out of wage negotiations and change in shift timings. Two other senior officials of the mill were also injured in the incident.

At least six persons have been arrested in connection with the death of the CEO of the Northbrook Jute Mill at Hooghly. ‚ÄčThe mill is located some 50-odd kilometres away from Kolkata. According to a statement by the Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee, instructions have been given to the police to “book the accused” and six people have so far been arrested in this connection. The CM’s statement was read out to the media by the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Partha Chatterjee. CEO of Northbrook Jute Mill HK Maheshwari was beaten to death allegedly by workers on Sunday. It is said that workers turned violent following differences arising out of wage negotiations and change in shift timings. Two other senior officials of the mill were also injured in the incident.

Read the Hindu Business Line news report here.

Read full story

Topics: Employee Relations, #IndustrialRelations, #Corporate

Did you find this story helpful?

Author


QUICK POLL

For how long do you think the current pandemic situation will impact the world of work?

On News Stands Now
q_auto,f_auto/v1583398016/mag-march-2020.png

Subscribe now to the All New People Matters in both Print and Digital for 3 years.

.

Subscribe
And Save 59%

Subscribe now

Join the webcast on "Decoding business continuity & expense management in times of crisis"