By Sandra Birungi
Bad Black’s ex-boyfriend, David Greenhalgh is being probed for a series of crimes including illegal gun trade, money laundering and forgery.
Greenhalgh became a subject of interest to Interpol Manchester (UK) who in turn requested Interpol Uganda to begin investigating him over the charges. In reference to trafficking military hardware, sources said he trafficks the weapons from Ukraine to Sudan via Uganda.
These charges are a far cry of Bad Black, Shanita Namuyimbwa’s claims against Greenhalgh last year when she was defending herself on the charges of fraud. Black pointed out that Greenhalgh had business interests in Juba, South Sudan.
The charges were registered at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Kireka. In a letter to the Ugandan section, Interpol Manchester stated that Greenhalgh, “a UK national is believed to be involved in the trafficking of military good from Ukraine to Sudan via Uganda. This constitutes an offense of trafficking and brokering contrary to the Export Control Order, Act 2008 of the UK.” The letter was dated April 16 2013.
They further stated the he has a business Macedonia and “is being investigated by the Macedonian authorities for offenses relating to money laundering and forgery of document.” Britain in now asking for the details about his business dealings in Uganda. In response to the letter, Asan Kasingye, Interpol Uganda chief wrote to the Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Director (CIID) to investigate Greenhalgh.
In July, Kasingye asked the progress of the investigations to which he was told that Greenhalgh used two Ugandan companies, Cascade Construction Company Ltd and Gimex Uganda Ltd to carry out his illegal businesses. Equipment including Mobile airspace management system, central mobile control unit equipped wtih radar, displayers and communication systems. The said companies are however not registered.