Woman strips at court premises

BY Isaac Otwii:

A 36-year-old woman yesterday took off her clothes at the High Court in Lira, protesting the prosecution of her relatives.

The woman identified as Dorcas Akot ran naked at the court premises after the court refused to release her six relatives who are facing trial over attempted murder.

The accused include Akot’s father and her biological brother who were arrested in 2014 and remanded to Lira prison.

The matter came up for hearing before the Lira resident judge, Winifred Nabisinde, who adjourned the case for judgment and sent the suspects back on remand.

This appeared to have annoyed the woman who hoped her relatives would be set free, prompting her to undress in protest of the court’s decision.

Akot defended her action saying she stripped because police wanted to “finish” them all.