Drunken cop slams Police boat into private vessels

first_imgAn investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding a police constable being allowed to operate a service boat while under the influence of alcohol.On Sunday afternoon the constable was steering the boat along the Canje River, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), when he crashed into two private vessels, causing them to become submerged. According to information, the river exercise was in preparation for a trip that was scheduled to occur on Monday.This newspaper was told that an officer at Central Police Station, who is also in charge of issuing fuel, claimed that the actions of the constable were questionable when he went requesting fuel for Monday’s trip. The officer subsequently reported his suspicions. Guyana Times was also told that following the incident, a breathalyser test was conducted on the rank and he was found to be over the legal limit.last_img read more

Ovella leads foreign based players in Emerging Stars team

first_img0Shares0000Harambee Stars attacking midfielder Ovella Ochieng in action. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYANAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 4 – Ovella Ochieng who plies his trade in Sweden is among five foreign based players named in the Kenya football Under-23 team to face their Mauritius counterparts in an African U23 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier slated for November 14.  Head coach Francis Kimanzi has also named England based duo of Jonah Ayunga and Henry Ochieng and Georgia based Alwyn Tera. Also, in the squad is Harambee Stars lanky defender Joseph Okumu. Earlier on Sunday, a provisional squad of 57 players, who had undergone a two-day assessment for possible inclusion into the team, was trimmed to an 18-man final squad that is set to report camp on Friday, November 9.Kenya, who are also known as the Emerging Stars, will kick-off their campaign at home in two weeks time at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani before jetting out to Mauritius for the return leg set to be played on November 18.The winner of the clash on aggregate will proceed to the second round, with a third round also in line.The final tourney set to be played in November 2019 in Egypt will act as a qualifier to the 2020 Olympics.Foreign Based PlayersJoseph Okumu (Defender: Real Monarchs, USA), Alwyn Tera (Midfielder: FC Saburtalo, Georgia), Henry Ochieng (Midfielder: Braintree Town, England), Jonah Ayunga (Forward: Sutton United, England), Ovella Ochieng (Forward: Vasalund, Sweden)0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more