AT least 20 nurses stationed at Victoria Chitepo Provincial Hospital in Mutare were Friday arrested by the police for participating in a unsanctioned industrial demonstration.
The health workers were taken to Mutare Central Police Station where they were cautioned and released.
Officer Commanding Mutare Central District police Chief Supritendent Florence Marume confirmed the arrests.
“We arrested and cautioned them on the illegal industrial action. They were later released and they understood the illegality of their actions,” she said.
Manicaland provincial medical director Dr Simon Nyadundu could not be reached for comment as he was not answering phone calls.
— Manica Post