YOU know things are getting really bad for the Patriotic Front when you hear that they are now arresting doctors for merely demanding their salaries. You know that a party has completely lost popularity if it can be left with no option but to offer freedom to incarcerated hardcore criminals ahead of the August 12 elections. That’s when you know that desperation levels have reached a critical point. As State Counsel Musa Mwenye rightly put it, this level of oppression is unacceptable. This is simply taking the abuse of state machinery too far. Why would the police detain a doctor who is demanding for improved conditions of service? Since when did that become a criminal offence? What will police, or…...

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