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Updated | JDF gives marching orders to army captain linked to Pathways church

Published:Monday | November 1, 2021 | 12:08 AMJovan Johnson/Senior Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has parted company with Captain Omaine Morgan, who has been linked to the controversial Pathways International Kingdom Restoration Ministries in St James.

Army spokesman Lieutenant Nathan Curtis said the Defence Board gave approval for Morgan to retire his commission in the force.

It took effect on October 27, 2021.

Curtis has been asked to indicate the reason for the decision.

On Tuesday, the JDF announced that it had launched an investigation into allegations that a servicemember was associated with the church that has captured national attention for the past three weeks over a deadly incident at the church.

The pastor, 39, was killed in a car crash in St Catherine last Monday while being escorted to Kingston by the police to be charged with the murder of two of his congregants.

Constable Orlando Irons, 26, also died in the crash.

This story has been updated to remove contentious details concerning the visit of the army captain to the controversial pastor

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