Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Tea garden workers of Moulvibazar have protested against the death of Preeti Urang, a girl from the community who died 'after falling' from the eighth floor flat of The Daily Star journalist Syed Ashfaqul Haque in Dhaka.

Preeti, 15, a member of the Urang tribe and a family of tea workers, was a domestic worker at the house of Ashfaqul, executive editor of the English-language newspaper.

She was the second underage house help to fall from the flat in around nine months.

Bangladesh Tea Worker Union organised a human-chain demonstration at Srimangal in Moulvibazar on Tuesday, demanding punishment of those behind Preeti's death following a proper investigation.

Bijoy Hajra, organising secretary of the union, alleged Pree...