WATCH: Ugandan youths drop piglets at Parliament in protest

2016-09-15 18:01

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Kampala - Two members belonging to pressure group the Jobless Brotherhood have dropped piglets at the Ugandan Parliament in protest of government's decision to award Members of Parliament with Shs200m each for new cars.

According to Daily Monitor, Joseph Mubiru and Ferdinand Luta arrived at Parliament early on Thursday morning, releasing scores of piglets painted in yellow and blue, signifying the National Resistance Movement (NRM) and the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC).

Upon arrival, the duo released the piglets from sacks, letting them loose to roam around the premises, causing chaos in the process.

The pair has since been arrested by security officials, with a protest having been thwarted in the process.

The development marked the second time that the Jobless Brotherhood protested with pigs in Parliament, with the first instance taking place in July 2014, when two youths beat security operatives to stage an anti-corruption protest at the Legislature.

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