Police in Katosi is holding a 25-year-old man for defiling a one-year-old baby.
The arrest of the suspect follows the abominable incident that occurred last week on Kisisitu Island in Mukono district.
According to a police statement released on Monday, the suspect identified as Wangolo Morris lured the baby with into his house where he defiled her.
He lured the baby girl into picking a sweet from his room where he allegedly defiled her from.
On arrest, the baby was taken to the police surgeon where tests confirmed the rape.
“The medical report confirmed that the toddler had been forcefully defiled, hymen freshly torn and a white discharge in the girl’s private parts, suggestive of the presence of semen,” reads part of the statement.
The suspect is currently being detained at Mukono police station and has been charged with aggravated defilement.