WHEN we saw pictures and video clips of anti-riot police officers being clobbered and humiliated like common criminals in Katete last week, we knew that this would not end well. Very few people in the world do that to police officers and get away with it. Even armed robbers know that when you kill a police officer, your own death lurks in your shadow because they don’t rest until they take you out. Police may have been wrong, but was that reaction necessary? It is true that the conduct of police officers, in most instances, leaves much to be desired. Our men and women in uniform have a way of enforcing the law which sometimes only they understand. This is…...

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