US News Man held in Pakistan over murder of policewoman in 2005

16:27  15 january  2020
16:27  15 january  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

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Police have arrested one of two suspects wanted for killing PC Sharon Beshenivksy, in a street in Newport, south Wales, where a siege ended 12 hours earlier. Muzzaker Imtiaz Shah, 24, is one of two men held after an armed operation yesterday.

Image caption Anne Marie Foy was beaten and strangled in 2005 . A 64-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder Merseyside Police said the arrested man was from the Wavertree area. Two months ago, Det Supt Ian Kemble made a fresh appeal for information about

a woman smiling for the camera: PC Sharon Beshenivsky was shot dead in November 2005 © Other PC Sharon Beshenivsky was shot dead in November 2005 A man wanted in connection with the murder of a police officer in Bradford more than 14 years ago has been arrested in Pakistan.

PC Sharon Beshenivsky had only served nine months in West Yorkshire Police when she was gunned down while responding to a robbery at a travel agent in November 2005.

The 38-year-old became the seventh female officer in Britain to be killed on duty, while colleague PC Teresa Milburn suffered serious injuries during the same incident.

On Tuesday, police in Pakistan arrested Piran Ditta Khan in connection with the murder.

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British police investigating the 2010 murder of Pakistani politician Imran Farooq said Monday they had arrested a man in connection with the case after he Counter-terrorism detectives arrested the 52-year-old man at Heathrow Airport at 10.10 am (0910 GMT) and took him to a police station in London.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested yesterday in connection with the murder of an elderly widow. Joan Charlton, 85, died from head injuries as a result of what police described as a "sustained and brutal attack" following a break-in at her home in Hull.

The 71-year-old appeared in court in Islamabad on Wednesday where matters relating to his extradition were discussed, and has been remanded in custody to return to court on 29 January.

West Yorkshire Police Detective Superintendent Mark Swift said: "I would like to thank the National Crime Agency officers in Pakistan and partners who have made this arrest possible."

Mr Swift described the arrest as a "major development in this long-running investigation", and hopes Khan will be extradited to face court proceedings in the UK.

Two men, Muzzaker Imtiaz Shah and Yusuf Abdillh Jamma, have previously been sentenced to life for the murder.

Court hears murder accused told his partner: 'I'm sorry, I hurt your mam' .
A daughter of Patricia O'Connor said her partner began crying and told her "I'm sorry, but I hurt your mam" before he went to tell gardaí he had killed and dismembered her. Louise O'Connor told gardaí murder accused Kieran Greene told her he "panicked" after her mother lashed out at him with a hurl and "I have to hand myself in, I can't live with this". She said she was "stunned" and thought it was a "sick joke".

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