Two people have been arrested by police for carrying a coffin to parliament in protest against women kidnaps in the country.
The protesters, one woman and a man, carried with them a coffin and a banner with pictures of women who have been killed in the recent spate of kidnaps in the various parts of the country.
The message on a banner read; “Life is a right; It is your duty to protect us; stop the bloodshed.”
The protesters anger was pointed at members of parliament, who they accused of neglecting the women and young children that have been targeted for months by kidnappers.
Kidnaps and murders of girls and women have been alarming notable among other the kidnap and gruesome murder of Susan Magara in February 2018.
Susan Magara,28, a cashier for Bwendo diary farm in Hoima district was kidnapped on February 7 as she left work along Kabakanjagala road in Rubaga division.
Despite getting a shs700 million ransom from her family, Magara was killed and body dumped along the Entebbe express highway.
The group also accused the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga of not caring as fellow women are being kidnapped.
The group was however intercepted by police before two of them were arrested.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website