ALMOST the entire police force of an Andalucian town have gone on sick leave in a dispute over pay.
Fourteen officers from Valverde del Camino in Huelva staged a sit-in protest at the town hall, after not receiving their salaries for four months.
The bobbies denied they were on strike – which is illegal for police – instead producing sick notes from doctors claiming they were psychologically unfit for work.
The town of 13,000 residents has run up an eye-watering 55 million euros in debt, the most in the country per capita.
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