CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON FRIDAY
Court 3 at 10am Application to reopen the case of teenagers Charlene Ellis and Letisha Shakespeare, who were shot dead with a machine gun at at New Year’s Eve party in Birmingham in 2004. Four men have been jailed for the offence.
Court 5 at 10am trial of Yassin Yussuf and Hassan Mohamed accused of murder. Balbir Johal,48, died after being stabbed in the thigh in Southall, West London.
Court 5 at 10am Sentence of Yusuf Yusuf, who was been convicted of murdering his stroke victim mother-in-law by sexually assaulting her so violently she bled to death.
Court 5 at 2pm Sentence of Fatima Khan, who was convicted of the manslaughter of her boyfriend. She posted a video of her boyfriend dying in a pool of blood on Snapchat
Court 6 at 10am Inquest into the death of Russian businessman Alexander Perepilichny. The inquest is investigating if he died of natural causes or was poisoned.
Court 7 at 10am trial of Kevin Duarte and three others accused of the manslaughter of a 21 year old Romanian national,who was stabbed to death in Stratford Shopping centre in East London.
Court 8 at 10am trial continues of six teenagers, all under 18, accused of murdering 19 year old Lewis Blackman, who was stabbed 14 times after trying to gatecrash a party in Kensington, London SW. The prosecutor described the murder as “shocking” as the victim was repeatedly knifed as he lay defenceless on the ground.
Court 8 at 2pm Asset confiscation hearing in the case of Jinal Pethad, a Barclays Bank worker who helped cyber criminals launder nearly £2 million
Court 9 at 10am trial of Brandon Akapea, charged in relation to the murder of Mohammed Hassan,17, who was repeatedly stabbed in alleged gang war
Court 11 at 10am trial continues of Dominic Brown and others accused of murder. Jozef Boci,30, died six days after being beaten in the street in Greenwich, London SE
Court 12 at 10am Sentence of male model George Koh, who was found guilty of murdering his catwalk rival Harry Uzoka in a feud over a woman.
Court 12 at 10am New trial of Tyrone Farquharson and two youths, aged 14 and 15, accused of murder. Kelva Smith,20 was stabbed to death in South London.
Court 13 at 10am Asset confiscation hearing in the case of John Buwalda. He was jailed for smuggling cocaine worth £2.4 million into the UK in a light aircraft from Holland
Court 15 at 10am Sentence of Michael Dixon and John Sayers accused of a drive by shooting of an unnamed bouncer outside a nightclub in Newcastle. They deny conspiracy to murder. The victim survived. The hit was ordered by a notorious crime boss after his son was thrown out of a nightclub.