May 14, 2020 (Khartoum) A prominent figure of the   dissolved National
Congress Party (NCP), Sharif Ahmed Omar Badr, has died of  coronavirus
in police cell, in Khartoum.

However, Sharif Omar tested positive for respiratory disease caused by
coronavirus , known as   COVID-19, after he had earlier been taken to
hospital for medical check.

The senior Islamic leader who died on Thursday , had been  chairman of
Sudan Airways board of directors and also chairman  of  board of
directors of  Al-Jazeera agricultural  scheme .

Sharif Badr was accused of destroying  Al-Jazeera agricultural scheme
and the  sale of its assets,  as well as  selling   Heathrow Line, and
the destruction of Sudan Airways through conspiring with  Kuwait’s
Aref Company.

Meanwhile,  leader of the dissolved National Congress Party, Professor
Ibrahim Ghandour, has said that the transitional government bears full
responsibility for the death of  shariff.

Ghandour said the government politicizes justice and denies the rights
of detainees, and that the late did not receive the necessary medical