A 23-year-old man was arrested yesterday following his attempt to deliver a child’s head to the Office of the Speaker, at the Parliament building in Uganda.
NaijaNews learnt that the alleged fresh human head was wrapped in form of a gift and was to be delivered to the Speaker, Hon. Rebecca Kadaga’s office.
The man was intercepted at the parliament gate opposite the National Theatre by security while trying to access the speaker’s office, but was immediately arrested when they discovered that the gift was a child’s head.
He was briefly detained at the parliament police offices before whisking him away.
It was gathered that when he was asked why he did such thing, the young man calmly informed them that it is a gift to the speaker. His intention to deliver a fresh child’s head to the office of the Speaker is still uncertain.
Currently, he is being detained at Kibuli. Police CID Headquarters as investigations begins.
He was later on paraded with the human head that he was carrying. It is not yet established whether he was sent by someone to make the delivery or if he is mentally ill.
Police officers at the security checkpoint confirmed the incident, adding that the messenger was a smart, composed man, with a face mask.
Helen Kaweesa, the assistant director of communications and public affairs says that her office is yet to receive an official report from the parliament security detail and police on the reported incident.
Kampala Metropolitan Police deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire, who also confirmed the incident, said that they are still investigating the incident.