The Police authorities have confirmed the detention of Uwimana Patience,25, the woman seen in a viral video torturing her child Ssebandeke Alfred,5.
The incident according Police happened in Bwuuma zone, Kyazanga TC in Lwengo district central Uganda.
The suspect and the victim are to be medically examined on mental and physical health respectively according to AIGP Asan Kasingye the Police Political Commissar.
Police says it has also secured a comforting organisation that will take care of the kid including his education up to the university.
“Thank you everyone for the support in fighting crimes. The father is disabled (PWD)” Kasingye added.
The incident that went viral on Wednesday last week as Ugandans called for her arrest.
AIGP Asan Kasingye on Thursday said the suspect was identified so on the run but efforts were on to apprehend her.
However, she was finally arrested and is in Police custody.