The decomposed body of a Corentyne farmer was on Thursday found at a friend’s house at Number 58 Village, Corentyne, Berbice. The dead man has been identified as Jameer Ibrahim, also called “Bruck Wing”, and it is suspected that he died from natural causes since no visible marks of violence were observed on his body.Ibrahim, of Number 55 Village, Corentyne, had left home a few days prior to his demise. Based on reports received, the dead man suffers from epilepsy and might have suffered a seizure and died. It is speculated that his friend was too intoxicated to solicit assistance.Guyana Times understands that Ibrahim died on Tuesday and was left in the house until his friend, who is also an alcoholic went to the dead man’s house to inform his parents.Based on reports received, the two friends would frequent drinking spots in the community. However, following the discovery was the man’s decomposed body, the friend was taken into custody. He told investigators that Ibrahim fell unconscious and he tried to revive him but to no avail.Instead of soliciting assistance, the friend claimed that he continued to consume alcohol and eventually fell asleep. As the body started decomposing, the friend went to Ibrahim’s family and related what occurred. The Police at Number 51 Village were immediately informed of the situation, but the ranks turned up at the scene four hours later.The Police later informed the dead man’s father that the family would have to stand the expense of removing the body to a mortuary. Guyana Times was told that it cost the family $105,000 to transport the body to Georgetown since the funeral homes in Berbice refused to accept the deceased due to the state of decomposition.At the scene, eyewitnesses related that due to the state of decomposition, the man’s face was unrecognisable.The body is at the Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem on Wednesday. The friend of the dead man was subsequently released but was asked to report to the Police on a daily basis.
The Uganda Cranes pose for a picture with the President at State House, Entebbe on Tuesday (Photos by FUFA Media)2019 AFCON Qualifiers-Group L-Uganda Vs LesothoMandela National Stadium, NambooleSaturday 13th October 2018-Lesotho vs UgandaSetsoto Stadium, MaseruTuesday, 16-10-2018ENTEBBE – As part of celebrating the 56th Independence, HE the President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni hosted the National football team-Cranes at his residence, State House-Entebbe on Tuesday evening.This comes less than a week before the Cranes host Lesotho in their third Group L AFCON 2019 qualifiers at Mandela National Stadium in Namboole.In a jovial mood, the President discussed football matters with the contingent before he announced his offer of a chartered flight to fly the Cranes to Maseru for the reverse fixture against Lesotho to be played next Tuesday 16th October 2018.President Museveni also offered the Uganda Cranes contingent a financial boost of UGX 200M (Two Hundred Million Shillings) to help them in their preparations.This is not the first time the president is extending such support to the Cranes after doing likewise in 2015 as the team prepared to take on Togo in a double header for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.At the event on Tuesday, President Museveni congratulated the team for posting results that have kept the Cranes on top of the group in the campaign but urged them to work harder against Lesotho on Saturday.“I have been following you of recent and I thank you for the performance but we need to work harder for better results, said the President.“I have offered you a chartered plane to Lesotho and UGX 200M to help you get good results.Speaking on behalf of the players, team captain Denis Onyango appreciated the President and the First Lady Janet Museveni (Minister of Education and Sports) for the recent support towards the Cranes and football.Uganda Cranes Captain Denis Onyango (left) and head coach Sebastian Desabre (right), with President Museveni on TuesdayThe Uganda Cranes Technical team led by head coach Sebastien Desabre was also in attendance.The delegation to State House was led by FUFA 1st VP Justus Mugisha, accompanied by 2nd Vice President Darius Mugoye, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson and the FUFA Finance Director Decolas Kiiza.Mugisha noted the fact that support from the President and Ministry of Education and Sports is one of the reasons football has been picking good results.“The support from the President is a sign that he follows and loves sports, said Mugisha.“Football has been picking good results partly because of such support from the fountain of honour and office of Education and Sports.“This offer will help the team fly in time to Maseru for the game.The Cranes lead Group L with four points from two games having defeated Cape Verde 1-0 and then drawing 0-0 with Tanzania.For Lesotho, they are second on the log with two points from as many games.The other Group L fixture will see Cape Verde host Tanzania on Friday before both sides lock horns again on Tuesday in Dar es Salaam.Comments Tags: 2019 AFCON QualifiersPresident Musevenitop