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
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