It could have happened to anyone, but as mistakes go, it was a doozy.
The Jamaican police, who have been doing a sterling (if somewhat overly thorough) job, tracing the suspects wanted in connection with the alleged murder of Bob Woolmer, have dropped the ball.
In the last 48 hours, DNA samples have been handed over to the local constabulary who placed the samples in their refrigerated evidence room, right next to their weekly supply of medicinal marijuana, it would appear that every single member of the local force suffers from glaucoma, an ailment treated with liberal quantities of the aforementioned recreational sedative.
This evening, after a hard day on the beat in the bright Jamaican sunshine, a few of the officers retired to their local gaol for a bit of herbal relief, unfortunately after the third of fourth cerebral inoculation, a slightly worse for wear plod picked the wrong packets from the Frigidaire for the next round of well being.
That's right! The Irish cricket teams DNA went up in smoke.
Local doctors are not sure, as yet, if this will have any long term effects, to find out more we dispatched a reporter for TheSpoof.com to discover what exactly is going on.
Sergeant Kendrick Omhoa was asked how his men are after the late night inhalatory mistake, he told our reporter "well bejeesus ya beg gobshite, how the fok shold oi noo, thems lads is ther best lads oiv hed on the farce in farty yers, theys all looks gud n proper to me loik begorah!"