Soroti police are holding Rauji Pindoria Vishranm, a supervisor in Ambitious Construction Company for allegedly raping a cleaner.
Vishranm was picked up on Thursday from Soroti Senior School where his company is undertaking some construction work.
It all started after his 18-year-old victim reportedly ran to Police accusing him of raping her in one of the incomplete buildings.
In her statement, the victim whose identity has been withheld claims that, Vishranm ordered her to go and mop one of the isolated rooms at Soroti Senior School.
She claims Vishranm followed her and raped her.
Juma Hassan Nyene, the East Kyoga police spokesperson says they have opened a case of rape against the suspect.
Vishranm is being held as investigations are ongoing. Nyene said that once investigations are complete the suspect will be produced before court.
The Indian community in Soroti has been flocking Soroti Police Station to try and secure bail for the suspect.