On duty violence worries BFTU

A nurse was raped here earlier this year FILE PIC
A nurse was raped here earlier this year FILE PIC

Botswana Federation of Trade Unions (BFTU), Secretary General Thusang Butale says his organisation is concerned about violence against workers while on duty.

The union leader raised the sentiments following the death of a policeman after an attack while on duty; a teacher and recent incidents where two nurses and a patient where assaulted and robbed at Broadhurst 3 Clinic in Gaborone.

“These are but a few harrowing workplace violent incidents that have been reported involving public servants. There have been a lot more reports similar if not worse reported in the private sector. Workers have been bullied, assaulted and harassed at their workplaces,” he stated.

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