A 46 year old man from Bulapesa, Isiolo, was arrested on Friday for defiling an infant, aged one and a half year old.
Mariam Hussein, mother to the infant, stated that she had gone to a nearby shop, when the incident is alleged to have happened.
According to the mother, she came back, found her baby missing.
during her search around the house, she found her baby in one of the rooms; naked and bleeding from her private parts.
The suspect, a relative who had been staying with the family for three days, was also found in the room, his genital organ still erect.
The mother then took the baby to Isiolo Police Station and reported the incident.
The baby was later rushed to Isiolo Referral Hospital where it was confirmed that she was defiled.
According to the Isiolo Sub County Police Commander Moses Owiti, the suspect whose name was withheld for security reasons, has since been arrested.
He is to be arraigned in court after police complete their investigations.