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Child abuse video: Suspect arrested

Police yesterday arrested the individual who uploaded the video of a child being abused into social media, which spurred widespread condemnation.

The digital forensics unit of the police had uncovered the details of the abused child following investigations into the video. Following further investigations the police had found the telephone number of the male suspect and after perusing its usage had arrested the 36 year old suspect in Andiambalama yesterday, the Police media unit in a communiqué said.

According to the police the suspect, a resident of Andiambalama is a relative of the abused child. The child had been abused several times both inside her house and outside of it.

The child had been produced before the JMO for a medical examination and the suspect is to be produced in courts, the police said.

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