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By Our Reporter

Police in Wakiso Kawooto district with the help of residents dug up a pit latrine to remove a child who was dumped there by its mother.

Police learnt that the mother threw the child in the neighbor’s pit  after being disappointed by its father.

The child’s mother whose names Uganda Picks could not establish by press time claimed that she took the baby to its father for help but she was offered nothing to meet its needs.

After throwing the child in the pit ,neigbours heard it crying and called police get it out.

Police was forced to dig up the latrine from behind to enable it get out the child easily .

The baby was removed unhurt but was taken to Mulago for a special medical checkup.