FORMER works and supply minister Sylvia Chalikosa says the arrest of former defence minister Davies Chama over an offence which occurred in 2015 is nothing but political persecution. In an interview, Monday, Chalikosa said Chama’s arrest was not surprising, and that Zambians were yet to see more of such cases under the UPND government. “No, [I’m] not at all surprised. You know before UPND came to power, the incumbent Minister of Local Government used to threaten that when they come into power they would be persecuted and that is exactly what they are doing. But my question is how is that helping to fix the economy? On one hand, you are talking about healing and getting to work and on…...

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