CID summons Basajjabalaba for fleecing Arab Shs700m

City businessman, Mr Hassan Basajjabalaba

Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department of police (CIID) has summoned businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba on allegations of obtaining money by false pretence.

The tycoon, according to the report, fleeced $200,000 (Shs 700m) from Fauzia Khan, a tycoon based in Abu Dhabi, the capital and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates [UAE].

The money was wired by Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank through M/S Haba Group (U) Ltd in Bank of Baroda on April 16, 2010.

Basajjabalaba is expected at CIID headquarters in Kibuli, Kampala on January 23 to record a statement.

He is also expected to report to Deputy Director Economic Crimes and Anti-Corruption Division for “advice”.