Pregnant woman stripped naked over supermarket theft
17 April 2015, 21:27
Kampala - A 35 year old Rwandese woman has been undressed in Kampala over allegations that she was caught red-handed while shop-lifting.
According to a security guard at the supermarket who arrested her, Jack Okema, Lucy Nabimana who is pregnant walked into supermarket shop in Kampala City Centre together with three other women.
" Our cameras showed her picking some items and hiding them in big pockets on a skirt she had dressed under a big dress. Her colleagues pretended to also be looking for what to buy but in fact they were shielding her form being seen by the workers in the supermarket," Okema said.
He said that they were not aware that they were being seen through the camera.
When they attempted to walk out,she was arrested and her colleagues fled . Passer byres slapped her as they undressed her .Her pleas for mercy fell in deaf ears.
As she walked naked on the street, idlers followed, teasing and taunting her.
Some kind women provided her with shoals to cover her body with.
It is nowadays common for suspected female thieves to be undressed in Kampala after being beaten.But the men caught in the act, they are lynched unmercifully.
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