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Date fixed for Pc shooting trial
Sharon Beshenivsky
Sharon Beshenivsky was responding to a report of a robbery
A date has been set for the trial of two men charged with murdering Bradford policewoman Sharon Beshenivsky.

Muzzaker Imtiaz Shah appeared before the Recorder of Leeds, Judge Norman Jones QC, at the city's Crown Court.

He is charged with the officer's murder, the attempted murder of her colleague, Pc Teresa Milburn, robbery and firearms offences on 18 November.

A trial was set for 12 June next year, when Shah will appear with Yusuf Jama, 19, who is also charged with murder.

The trial is scheduled to last four weeks.

Reward offered

Shah was remanded in custody and will appear next at Leeds Crown Court on 22 March. No application was made for bail.

Pc Beshenivsky and her colleague were shot as they investigated a robbery at a travel agent's in Morley Street in Bradford city centre last month.

Officers from West Yorkshire Police are continuing to search for Yusuf Jama's brother, 25-year-old Mustaf, who is wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting of the 38-year-old mother-of-three and Pc Milburn, 37, who was seriously injured.

Rewards totalling 90,000 are being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for the crime.


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