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Pc killing accused deny charges
Pc Sharon Beshenivsky
Pc Sharon Beshenivsky was shot while on duty last year
Five men accused of killing Pc Sharon Beshenivsky in Bradford last year have denied her murder.

Pc Beshenivsky, 38, was shot on 18 November after responding with a colleague to an alarm call at a travel agents in Morley Street.

Yusuf Abdillh Jama, 19, Mussaker Imtiaz Shah, Raza Haq Aslam, Faisal Razzaq, all 24, and Hassan Razzaq, 25, all denied murder, at Leeds Crown Court.

They were remanded in custody to stand trial in Newcastle on 9 October.

Mr Shah, of no fixed address, also denied the attempted murder of Pc Teresa Milburn, who was shot and seriously injured during the raid, and three firearms offences.

His co-accused denied a robbery charge and four firearms offences.

Mr Jama is from Whitmore Road, Small Heath, Birmingham. Mr Aslam is from St Pancras Way, Kentish Town, north London.

Faisal Razzaq and his brother Hassan are both from Sebert Road, Forest Gate, east London.

The trial is scheduled to last between eight and 10 weeks.


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