Navindra Boodram is identified by the Prison Officers Association as the officer who was killed on Frederick Street, Port of Spain.

The Prison Officers Association said it has limited information about the murder and that the officer was accosted by gunmen a short while after leaving the Port of Spain prison.

The incident occurred around five this afternoon.

It comes on the heels of Tuesday’s lockdown of the Remand Yard in which a number of inmates were seen being kicked by officers.