The Uganda Commercial Court has ordered property attached on the order of the Anti-Corruption Court to be returned to former city big spender, Meddie Ssentongo.
The property worth Shs 7bn belonging to Meddie was attached after David Greenhalgh, a British tycoon, sued city socialite, Shanita Namuyimbwa aka Bad Black.
Black was Meddie’s lost rib and fellow spender.
Greenhalgh and Bad Black had sued Meddie for defrauding them of $3m.
Bad Black is currently serving a 4-year prison sentence for embezzling funds from the company while Ssentongo recently completed his 18-month jail term for conspiracy to defraud.
In 2013, a court order given by Justice Masalu Musene of the Commercial Court allowed Greenhalgh to seize Ssentongo’s property until the matter was resolved.
High Court Judge, Henry Adonyo, yesterday issued an order after dismissing an application in which Daveshan Development Company directors.
The court also ordered the company directors to pay costs of the suit to Meddie.
Among those taken were sh1,965,422,000 in Stanbic Bank, account number 0140038434501, land in Kyadondo Block 225, plot 1347 situated at Munyonyo, land in Busiro Block 221 plot 1366, land in Kyadondo Block 894 plot situated at Munyonyo, land in Block 255 plot 1366 situated in Munyonyo, one acre of land at Entebbe near Anderitya beach.
More properties include a Toyota pick-up, Ford Explorer, BMWX6, number UAP, 304D, Range Rover number UAP 838 L, Singo Block528 Plot Mityana, Kyadondo Block103 Plot 1, at Ntinda, Singo Block 270 plot 2, at Mubende, Busiro Block 352 plot 2.