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Bad Black case set for Monday, judge fails to turn up

By Vision Reporter

Added 21st March 2012 01:43 PM

Bad Black case will be heard on Monday next week after the judge handling her case did not show up.

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By Vision Reporter

Shanita Namuyimbwa a.k.a. Bad Black fraud and embezzlement case will be heard Monday next week after the judge handling her case did not show up.

 She was set to appear before Anti-Corruption Court judge Catherine Bamugemereire but sources at court said that th judge lost a  relative .

David Greenhalgh, her former boyfriend and company co-director, the first prosecution witness, told Court last month that Bad Black failed to account for the company's money.

Greenhalgh said they opened up a company in September 2010 to deal in real estate business and wired U$2m from the United Kingdom to facilitate the business.

The witness told  Court  that because of his busy scheduled in the UK, he authorized Bad Black to sign cheques and withdraw money from the company's account in Barclays Bank Garden City branch.

Prosecution alleges that in September, 2010, David Green Halgh jointly formed a company with Bad Black. The company, which was registered as Daveshan Development Limited, sought to deal in land purchase and property management.

Green, who is a manager in Air Services in the UK, had 75% shares while Black had 25% the two opened an account in Barclays at Garden City Branch to operate the business.

According to prosecution Bad Black did not contribute any money towards the opening of the account.

The   charge sheet states that between September 2010 and March 2011, Green deposited $3,824,130 from UK to facilitate the business.

 Bad Black is accused of embezzling sh11b from Daveshan where she had 25% shares in the company. She denied the charge.

In another separate charge the accused is jointly charged with Meddie Ssentogo, a city socialite for conspiring to defraud the company of U$9m (sh20b)

 

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