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Inquest opened on police officer
Pc Sharon Beshenivsky
Pc Sharon Beshenivsky was shot while on duty
An inquest into the death of murdered police officer Sharon Beshenivsky has been opened and adjourned.

The 38-year-old mother of three was shot as she investigated a robbery at a travel agency in Bradford city centre on 18 November.

The inquest was opened in Bradford on Friday.

Two men are due to face trial later this year for the murder of the officer and police are hunting another man, Mustaf Jama, over the shooting.


A force spokesman said: "Police still want to speak to 25-year-old Mustaf Jama - who is believed to have links with Sheffield and Birmingham, Coventry and Leicester, but could be anywhere in the country.

"We're asking anyone who knows of his whereabouts not to approach him, but to contact police immediately."

Pc Beshenivsky's funeral will take place at Bradford Cathedral next Wednesday.

She left a husband, three children and two stepchildren. Her youngest child Lydia was celebrating her fourth birthday on the day she was shot.

Her colleague, Pc Teresa Milburn, 37, was seriously injured in the same incident in the city's Morley Street.

Jama is the last of three named suspects still on the run. His brother, Yusuf Jama, 19, and 24-year-old Muzzaker Imtiaz Shah have already appeared in court charged with murder.

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

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