Man who beat brother to death slapped with murder charge

first_imgAsgar Ally of Bella Dam, West Bank Demerara (WBD), who allegedly beat his 61-year-old brother Nazir Khan to death over a box of food, was on Tuesday slapped with a murder charge and appeared at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court.Reports are Khan, called “Karie”, of Lot 37 Bella Dam, WBD, was beaten by Ally, who is his younger brother, after he failed to return with a box of food which he was sent to purchase.According to information received, at about 18:30h on July 5, 2018, the accused, who works with a garbage disposal company, had sent Khan to purchase a box of food for him from a nearby shop. However, after some time had elapsed and the man did not return with the food, the suspect went in search of him in the company of a friend.Khan was found at a neighbour’s house where he was confronted and admitted to his brother that he had eaten the food since he was hungry. The suspect allegedly became enraged and he along with his friend began to beat Khan.After the beating, the 61-year-old man who does handy work around the village, went to another neighbouring house, where he subsequently died.Meanwhile, Khan’s body was taken to the Ezekiel Funeral Home, where a post-mortem examination was conducted by State Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh.The cause of death was given as brain haemorrhage due to blunt trauma to the head, compounded by compression injuries to the neck.The case will continue on August 13.last_img read more

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USbased video creation network and platform VidM

first_imgUS-based video creation network and platform, VidMob, has raised US$7.5 million in Series A funding.VidMob said the new funds will be used to: grow staff numbers across its four offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Massachusetts; expand its technology capacity and tools; and to continue to partner with agencies and brands.VidMob’s platform is designed to connect marketers with a global network of video creators, editors, animators and motion graphics designers.The company has now raised more than U$13 million since it was created in 2015, with the latest round of support coming from companies including Manifest Investment Partners, Interlock Partners, Stampede Ventures, Acadia Woods Partners, and Macanta Investments.“As the web continues its transition from a static medium to one dominated by video, many advertisers are struggling with the difficulty of scaling video creative without sacrificing quality or overspending,” said Alex Collmer, founder and CEO of VidMob.“VidMob serves as a virtual post production house for agencies, social networks, marketers, digital publishers, and e-commerce platforms that need increasing amounts of video as the global communications mix migrates from text and still imagery to video.”last_img read more

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