Anniversary Appeal To Trace Man After PC Shot Dead

19th November 2016

Police investigating the murder of PC Sharon Beshenivsky have renewed their appeal for information on the eleventh anniversary of her death.

Detective Superintendent Simon Atkinson, of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team is appealing for information about Piran Dhitta Khan, who officers want to trace in connection with the inquiry.

PC Beshenivsky was fatally shot while attending a report of an armed robbery in Morley Street on 18 November 2005 in Bradford.

Members of West Yorkshire Police attended her annual memorial service in Bradford city centre yesterday.

Det Supt Atkinson, said: "This investigation remains ongoing and will continue until everyone involved in PC Beshenivsky's murder has been brought to justice.

"Our efforts are continuing to trace Piran Dhitta Khan, who will now be 68.

"He is thought to be living in Pakistan and we are again appealing directly to the people of Pakistan, as well as those in West Yorkshire and across the country to come forward and provide information on his whereabouts."

A £20,000 reward is on offer for information leading to his capture and anyone who can assist the inquiry can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.



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