Judge blasts ‘absurd waste of public money’ on appeals by Leeds Pc’s killer

Pc Ian Broadhurst died after being shot during a routine check of a stolen vehicle in Leeds by David Bieber (right).

Pc Ian Broadhurst died after being shot during a routine check of a stolen vehicle in Leeds by David Bieber (right).

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THE killer of Leeds policeman Ian Broadhurst has heard his publicly-funded bid for a security downgrade slammed by a top judge as an “absurd” waste of public money.

Mr Justice Mostyn questioned why the legal campaigns of David Bieber - one of Britain’s “most dangerous” prisoners - were funded by taxpayers whilst “desperate” parents fighting to see their children were being denied Government help.

A memorial in Leeds dedicated to PC Ian Broadhurst

A memorial in Leeds dedicated to PC Ian Broadhurst

Bieber, 48, committed the “bestial” 2003 murder of PC Broadhurst in Leeds, blasting the injured traffic policeman to death at point-blank range as he pleaded for his life.

 

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