Convicted wife killer appeals excessive sentence

Kevin Verwayne, who in 2014 was sentenced to 78 years behind bars for the murder of his spouse Farida Ramdeen, whom he drowned, is appealing what he contends to be an excessive sentence.

After a jury found Verwayne guilty of drowning Ramdeen in a trench at Houston, East Bank Demerara in 2011, High Court judge Navindra Singh imposed the 78-year sentence on him.

In his notice of appeal before the Guyana Court of appeal, however, the convict is arguing that not only was the sentence excessive, but also that it was not based in law or reason…..

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