Wed, May 22, 2019 9:57 PM
Thu, Jan 24, 2019 4:04

BSMMU nurses’ strike called off

Staff Reporter

Dhaka: Nurses at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) called off their strike after the authorities of the hospital formed probe into allegations of assault.

Abul Hasan, officer-in-charge of Shahbagh Police Station, told media that the nurses, who were agitating on the streets, withdrew around 11:30am.

The BSMMU authorities formed a three-member probe body to look into the incident which involves alleged assault on a nurse by hospital staff.

BSMMU Director Abdullah Al Harun said, “There was a conflict between nurse and hospital staff last night. Afterwards, a tense situation spread among other nurses this morning. But it was not strike.”

“We are trying to resolve the problem,” he said.

Last night, there was an altercation between a nurse and a hospital staff. It was resolved by authorities, but the nurses took to demonstration Thursday.