The Deputy Imam of a masjid in Las Lomas was killed on Tuesday night.

He has been identified as Shayan Imtiaz Azizullah, 36, of Saroop Avenue, Las Lomas

According to a police report, at about 7:02 pm, Azizullah and his wife Saadirah Abdul Wahab were in their yard when she heard several gunshots.  On checking, she saw her husband lying on the ground bearing several gunshot wounds.

With the help of neighbours, he was taken to the Arima Health Facility where he died while undergoing treatment.

A motive is yet to be established for the murder.

Investigations are ongoing.