Police in the western Ibanda district have in custody a 39 year old man who is said to have taken his own born son to a shrine and sacrificed him.
Edson Kibuuka, a residence of Kabwayera in Nyamarebe Sub County is reported to have connived with a witch doctor, a one Sunday Julius to commit the crime.
Police say Kibuuka took the toddler from his divorced wife claiming he was taking him for treatment, but never brought him back.
When the mother kept asking, he told her the boy had died and he buried him.
The wife decided to report the matter to the police who came in and arrested Kibuuka.
The suspect led the officers to where they buried the body of the body.
Ibanda DPC Dennis Ochama said investigations in this matter are ongoing.