Saturday 19 October, 2019

Spiritual leader shot in Santa Flora

A 37-year-old spiritual leader is warded in critical condition at the San Fernando General Hospital after he was shot several times on Tuesday morning.

The victim has been identified as Anil Jaimungal of Santa Flora.

According to reports, around 11:45 am, Jaimungal was at his home when he was confronted by a man not known to him.

The man pulled out a firearm and shot the 37-year-old twice in the stomach.

The victim fell to the ground.

The assailant then stood over Jaimungal and shot him three more times.

He then made good his escape.

Relatives who were at home at the time raised an alarm and notified the police and paramedics.

The injured man was rushed to hospital where he was treated.

Sgt Sobie is continuing inquiries.

 

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