Several clients with Barclays Bank, Ndeeba branch have recorded statements indicating that their accounts were tempered with, Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango has said.
The revelation follows news last week that a customer services specialist with Barclays Bank stole $50,000 (Shs187million) from an account belonging to MTN Uganda Chairman, Charles Mbire.
Naishibah Naiga, 29, attached to the bank’s Ndeba branch was arrested last week and detained at Katwe Police Station.
The accused allegedly conspired with some colleagues from the bank’s IT department to steal the money.
She was due to appear before the Anti-Corruption court on Wednesday to face charges of embezzlement.
“Investigations are complete and were planning to take her to court on Wednesday (today) but we have been informed its Joan Kagezi Memorial Day and judges might be attending the function. She will now face embezzlement charges in the Anti-Corruption court on Thursday,” Onyango said, according to URN.
He added: “We interviewed workers and managers of this branch including all clients whose accounts were allegedly tampered with.”
Attempts to get a comment from the bank’s communications department were futile.