Friday 27 November, 2020

Schoolteacher’s funeral tomorrow, police have no leads

The funeral service for schoolteacher, Ashram Boodram, will take place tomorrow. 

The service is scheduled to take place at his family’s home in Woodland, a cremation ceremony at the Shore of Peace cremation site will follow. 

Up to this morning, no one had been held for Boodram’s murder. 

Police are therefore calling on the public’s assistance in identifying the schoolteacher’s killer. 

Boodram, a woodwork teacher at the Union Claxton Bay Secondary School, was fatally shot at about 2pm last Friday at his home along Hibiscus Drive, Debe. 

He had just exited his vehicle, having come from the bank to secure money to pay workmen at his home, when he was ambushed. 

The gunman shot Boodram once in the chest, grabbed the money, and fled the scene. 

Boodram died while undergoing surgery at the San Fernando General Hospital. 

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