…mother regrets allowing son to go out to seaThe body of 20-year-old Otto Lemar Petrie of Lot 90 Miss Phoebe, Port Mourant, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) who went missing following a suspected pirate attack a few days ago was discovered Sunday on the Abary Foreshore, Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice).Dead: Otto Lemar PetrieThe discovery was made by a search party, which was led by Police Officers. The discovery of Petrie’s body came 36 hours after the body of his colleague was found in the same location.The body of 36-year-old Kawal Kissoon, also called “Ajai”, of Letter Kenny Village, Corentyne, was discovered on Friday with his hands bound behind his back and his feet tied together. However, it was not until Saturday that his body was identified.Dead: Kawal Kissoon, also called “Ajai”Petrie’s body was in an advanced state of decomposition. His hands and feet were also bound.On October 5, the two men, along with Marvin Tamesar also called “Buddy” and “Bin Laden”, 20, of Miss Phoebe and Vishnu Seeram, called “Kevin”, 20, of the same village, left from a wharf at Number 65 Village for sea aboard Sara 1 — a fishing vessel owned by Sharanand Rabindranauth of Number 68 Village, Corentyne.Missing: Marvin Tamesar, also called “Buddy” or “Bin Laden”Sara 1 found on the Foreshore at Wellington Park, Corentyne on Friday afternoon, but none of the crew members were found. The owner was contacted and after the boat was inspected, the Police were called in.Following the discovery of the body on Sunday, members of the grieving families flocked a funeral parlour at Number Five Village, West Coast Berbice, to assist in identifying the body.Onicka Simon, the mother of the dead man, told Guyana Times that her son had on the same clothes he left home with on October 5.Missing: Vishnu Seeram, also called “Kevin”“That is how I know that is him,” she said. The almost inconsolable Simon, after seeing her son’s body, blamed herself for allowing him to go out to sea.“Is I tell him that he got to find a work to do, and when he ask me if he could go …. I should have tell him ‘No’. He don’t know nothing about the water out there,” the grieving mother wailed out.“That is my son; that is my son and I know that they kill he. All he wanted to do was to work and help out,” the single parent related.Sara 1 – the vessel in which the men left on October 5Petrie was the eldest of six siblings. According to his mother, he wanted to make a difference, but now he will never get a chance to do so.“He was just in the prime of his life,” she noted.Petrie had been in the fishing industry for the past three years. However, he had only worked on small boats before that did not venture far into the ocean.The grieving mother of Otto Lemar PetrieSince the family moved to the Corentyne late last year, he was unable to find work and it was only last week he was contacted by the Captain of the boat to join his team. He informed his mother of the offer and permission was given for him to go ahead.“He came and told Lemar that they need one more person to go out to fish and when Lemar told me, I tell him that it is okay because he ain’t getting no work,” Simon said.Meanwhile, the search continues for the two other fishermen Tamesar and Seeram.The four men were expected back before the end of the month.
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Kittle, by the way, knew he simply misjudged a Garoppolo bomb at midfield with green grass ahead of him last game. Said Kittle: “It was just a bad play.” Time for some good plays now.San Francisco 49ers running back Alfred Morris (46) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (54) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)3. PROTECT THE BALL. Morris’ goal-line fumble set the stage for last weekend’s opening loss. Was it an anomaly, even though he also lost control of the ball on the previous carry?Morris did not lose a fumble in 651 carries the previous four seasons. However, he lost seven fumbles his first two years in Washington, when, coincidentally, he played under Shanahan.Morris said after Sunday’s game his sweaty forearms contributed to the fumble. That game was played indoors. Sunday’s temperature calls for temperatures in the 70s under partly-sunny skies.Matt Breida, who evenly split time in the backfield with Morris in the opener, has yet to fumble in his career. He had 105 carries and 21 receptions as a rookie but did drop five passes. The Lions forced no fumbles in their opener Monday.San Francisco 49ers’ Raheem Mostert (31) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts’ John Simon (51) and Antonio Morrison (44) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)4. GET SPECIAL. The 49ers aren’t taking for granted how easily the Lions succumbed to the Jets, and one such area that hurt Detroit was on special teams. About a minute after the Jets returned an interception for a touchdown, they scored on a 78-yard punt return for a 21-point lead midway through the third quarter.Raheem Mostert, the 49ers special-teams ace, pointed out that the Lions will come in ready to make amends and they’ll be doing so with a veteran special teams coordinator in Joe Marciano, who Shanahan coached with in Houston.“We have to win our one-on-one battles,” said Mostert, an expert gunner. “We did that (last game) but it didn’t help the team enough. We have to be on our keys, win the one-on-ones and make big plays.”Such big plays could come from Pettis as a punt returner, or, more likely, kicker Robbie Gould, who’s made 26 consecutive field-goal attempts and is one shy of Phil Dawson’s record.San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates towards fans following their 25-23 win against the Tennessee Titans for their NFL game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)5. GET LOUD. Let’s get back to home-field advantage. Why is it important? Because the 49ers won’t need a silent snap count for its offensive line, which could be starting undrafted rookie Najee Toran at right guard if Mike Person can’t play on a bad foot.“I don’t think people realize how big a deal that is, being able to hear cadence,” Staley said.Related Articles Roger Craig, high-kicking 49ers running back, has 50-50 chance for induction to Hall of Fame 49ers Deebo Samuel helping key playoff run as respected rookie Minnesota’s “Skol!” chants and raucous crowd made for the second-loudest venue Staley has encountered in his 12-year career. (“Seattle will always be No. 1,” Staley said.)If 49ers fans can get riled up Sunday, do it when their defense is on the field, a defense that played OK against the Vikings but could really pump up the Levi’s Stadium crowd with sacks and turnovers.“The energy level is up on the fan base this year,” Staley said, “and hopefully they show up and get loud.”* * *How last week’s five keys panned out in a 24-16 loss at Minnesota:1. Win in the trenches. They did early but not after guards Mike Person and Joshua Garnett got hurt.2. Backfield boom. Alfred Morris and Matt Breida split time, and there wasn’t a boom as much as there was a bust with Morris’ goal-line fumble.3. Jimmy G. magic. Garoppolo endured not only his first loss but his first three-interception game.4. Sherman impact. He played every defensive snap, recovered a fumble and successfully defended 1 of 2 passes that came his way.5. Playing chess. Shanahan’s red-zone calls yielded 1 TD in 4 series, but his second-half misdirection plays opened up passing lanes in the comeback attempt. Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.SANTA CLARA – Year 5 of Levi’s Stadium finally could bring what’s been missed since Candlestick: a 49ers home-field advantage.It will take more wins than losses from the home team, and that would be a first.First up on a friendly home schedule is Sunday’s matchup against the Detroit Lions, who lost 48-17 in their opener at home Monday night to the New York Jets. NFL picks Week 16: 49ers rebound, Raiders fall, Patriots clinch 49ers vs. Rams: 5 keys to winning on Saturday night stage Levi’s Stadium has yet to deliver Candlestick-esque nostalgia, no offense to Garoppolo’s comeback over the Titans in his first 49ers home start or an ensuing Christmas Eve upset of Jacksonville that coach Kyle Shanahan says “was as loud as any game I’ve been in.”So, could this be the season that home-field advantage emerges and cheers ricochet off the Mount York suite tower? Here are five ways to a cheer-filled home opener:San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, center, is sacked by Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (93) and defensive end Everson Griffen (97) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)1. HIT TARGETS: Garoppolo’s career-high three interceptions sealed the 49ers’ fate in a season-opening, 24-16 loss at Minnesota. He has as many touchdowns as interceptions (8:8) in his 49ers tenure. But don’t panic.As much as Shanahan wants fewer turnovers, he’s not opposed to Garoppolo getting into a gunfight with Matthew Stafford, who had four passes intercepted Monday.“I like guys who aren’t scared to fail,” Shanahan said. “They’re going to let it rip. They’re not going to just guess and gamble, but they’re trying to win the game and they try to see stuff and they try to let it rip.”Staley, who’s blocked for a dozen 49ers quarterbacks since 2007, is the voice of reason when it comes to Garoppolo’s style.Said Staley: “There’s going to be games where sometimes it’s not perfect. There’s going to be games, too, where he’s going to have five touchdowns, no interceptions and a (expletive) ton of yards. We have all the confidence in the world in Jimmy.“He’s a great quarterback and I’m really excited to get back out there Sunday to get this past game behind us.”San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis (18) runs from Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes (21) after making a reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)2. CATCH THE BALL: OK, Garoppolo needs more help than what he got in the opener, when potential touchdown receptions were dropped by Pierre Garçon, Dante Pettis and George Kittle. It would also help if receivers ran the right route in pressure situations (see: Kendrick Bourne’s wrong-way cut on a pick-six at Minnesota).The wide receiving corps must step up in place of Marquise Goodwin, who won’t play because of a quadriceps bruise. That puts Pettis in line for his first career start, and he flashed big-time potential in last Sunday’s debut by producing the 49ers’ only touchdown on a 22-yard, off-schedule play.Garoppolo also figures to throw more to his running backs, as Matt Breida had the only reception (5 yards) last game between him and Alfred Morris. Kurtenbach: The 49ers need a new identity — it’s up to Jimmy Garoppolo to provide it If the 49ers are to snap a four-year playoff drought (and 23-year Lombardi Trophy vanishing act), they absolutely need to hold serve at home.“Hopefully the energy, the fans turn out,” left tackle Joe Staley said. “We’ll see, though. This is the fourth, fifth year of it and it’s kind of hit or miss.”In past years, the 49ers have gone 4-4, 4-4, 1-7 and 3-5 at The Big ‘L’. (See, Levi’s Stadium still lacks a catchy nickname after all these playoff-missing years.)But the 49ers won three of their last four home games last season, including two December wins by Jimmy Garoppolo, whose GQ-bearded mug has made it onto a bobblehead for fans at Sunday’s gates.The Lions, under former Patriots assistant Matt Patricia, are 1 of 5 visitors to Levi’s Stadium who’ll bring a new head coach; the others are the Arizona Cardinals, the Raiders, the New York Giants and the Chicago Bears. New coaches went 0-7 in last weekend’s debuts, by the way.
Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Tuesday stayed away from a crucial meeting of party’s MPs, MLAs and MLCs from Maharashtra, convened by state chief Sudhir Mungantiwar in the wake of the former’s rebellion. Party’s leaders however maintained that he would continue with the party and differences would be sorted out soon.The meeting followed speculation that after failing to get the party leadership to concede to his demands, Munde – the BJP’s deputy leader in the Lok Sabha – was on his way to join the Congress.After the meeting, Munde supporters left for his residence in Worli for further discussion over the issue. Leader of Opposition in the assembly Eknath Khadse said he was confident that Munde would not leave the party.Munde’s legislator daughter Pankaja Palve also sought to play down reports of her father breaking away from the BJP. She said there has been no offer to join any other party from anyone.In Delhi, former BJP chief Rajnath Singh said Munde would remain in the party and differences would be sorted out soon.Party spokesman Shahnawaz Hussain said central leadership’s talks with Munde were positive. Denying any knowledge that Munde was in talks with the Congress, he said, “Gopinath Munde was in Delhi where he met with senior leaders. Talks are positive and still underway. We will let the press know further developments.”Earlier, a meeting of the BJP top brass at senior leader L.K. Advani’s residence on Monday evening had apparently failed to convince Munde. Sources said the Pune BJP chief’s post, where Gadkari loyalist Vilas Mathkari was appointed over Munde’s candidate Yogesh Gogawale, remains a problem area with both the leaders from Maharashtra refusing to budge.advertisementFor more news on India, click here.For more news on Business, click here.For more news on Movies, click here.For more news on Sports, click here.