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Financial Sanctions: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thursday, 13 February 2020

This news release is issued to publicise changes to EU sanctions measures in relation to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Council Regulation (EU) 1183/2005 imposing financial sanctions against the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been amended with effect from 13 February 2020. One individual has been added to the sanctions list and is now subject to an asset freeze. This reflects the decision made on 6 February 2020 by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Committee established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004).

Additions 

Individual

BALUKU, Seka

DOB: --/--/1977.

a.k.a: (1) KAJAJU, Mzee (2) LUMONDE (3) LUMU (4) MUSA

Nationality: Uganda

Address: Kajuju camp of Medina II, Beni territory, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (last known location).

Position: Overall leader of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) (CDe.001)

Other Information: UN Ref: CDi.036. Longtime member of the ADF (CDe.001), Baluku used to be the second in command to ADF founder Jamil Mukulu (CDi.015) until he took over after FARDC military operation Sukola I in 2014. DOB is approximate.

Listed on: 13/02/2020 Last Updated: 13/02/2020 Group ID: 13813

Financial institutions and other persons are requested to check whether they maintain any accounts or otherwise hold funds or economic resources for, or provide financial services to, the designated individual. If so, they must freeze such accounts or other funds and, unless licensed by the Treasury, refrain from dealing with said funds or economic resources, and suspend the provision of any financial services. They must also report their findings to the FIU.

Further details of the sanctions regime related to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and links to the Consolidated List of individuals and entities subject to these and other financial sanctions regimes may be found on the Customs and Excise pages of the Isle of Man Government website.

 

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