Crying GDF Captain remanded for killing lover

first_img…court orders psychiatric evaluationScores of persons gathered early Friday morning outside of the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to get a glimpse of the former Chief-of-Staff’s Aide-de-Camp, the interdicted Captain Orwain Sandy, who has been slapped with a murder charge after he allegedly killed his lover, Reona Payne.A tearful Sandy, 36, of Lot 130 Section C Grove, East Bank Demerara, was arraigned before Principal Magistrate Judy Latchman, whose court heard thatA weeping Orwain Sandy being escorted by Police officers at the Georgetown Magistrates’ CourtsSandy shot his lover Reona Payne on March 31, 2018 at Alexander Village, Georgetown, where the two were allegedly involved in an argument.Sandy’s attorney, James Bond, making application for his client to be examined by a private psychiatrist, informed the court that the examination is critical to his client’s well-being, since he has been consulting with a psychiatrist for the past two years.Police Prosecutor Vishnu Hunt made no objection to the application being granted.Moreover, Magistrate Latchman granted application for Sandy to be mentally evaluated.Sandy was remanded to prison, and the case will continue on April 24.An autopsy revealed that Payne, who was a travel agent at Muneshwer’s Travel Service, received fourteen gunshot wounds to her body.Reports are that Sandy and Payne were in a motorcar proceeding along First Street, Alexander Village when an argument ensued after he reportedly accused her of being unfaithful. It was reported that he stopped the car, and as the woman exited, he shot her several times with his service revolver.He left her lifeless body on the roadway and went to the Ruimveldt Police Station, where he surrendered, informing ranks what he had done moments earlier.This publication was told that the argument ensued after Sandy had confronted Payne about having an affair with one of his colleagues.Meanwhile, following the shooting, the GDF, in a statement, said Sandy has been interdicted from duty, and a Board of Inquiry has been established to probe the incident.Sandy, who two years ago graduated from the University of Guyana with a Degree in Sociology, was regarded by his peers as progressive.last_img

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