Army Captain, Orwain Sandy on Tuesday made another court appearance before Principle Magistrate, Judy Latchman, and was further remanded until a psychiatric evaluation is completed and the report is presented to court. Sandy told the court that he made two appearance before psychiatrist Dr. Bhiro Harry for evaluation.
The former personal aide to the GDF’s Chief of Staff will return to court on May 2nd when the report is expected to be completed.
Sandy allegedly shot his girlfriend fourteen times before he turned himself into the police along with the murder weapon which was his service weapon. The incident took place at First Street Aleaxander Village on 31st March, 2018.
According to reports, the two had a heated argument in a motor car before Sandy exited the car and shot Payne once to the head and thirteen times to the body.
The Guyana Defence Force after learning of the incident, immediately interdict Sandy from all duties, a board of inquiry was also launched by the GDF into the circumstances surrounding the incident.