We are delighted to announce that on the 30th April will be again hosting our Crime & Punishment Seminar . We have three fantastic speakers. Criminal defence barrister Sushil Kumar, who was recently appointed a judge, former Oxford don, psychologist Peter Collett, on how to spot a liar, and Ian Puddick, who found himself at the centre of a multi-million pound police operation after his wife had an affair with her well connected boss. All will be discussing their unique insights and tales from inside the criminal justice system. Click here to purchase your tickets for this fascinating insight into our criminal justice system.
CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY
Court 2 at 10.30am trial continues of Hashem Abedi, who is the younger brother of the Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi,22. He denies multiple charges of murder and terrorism offences. Abedi’s brother detonated a suicide vest as music fans left an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people and injuring 260 more.
Court 5 at 10am trial of Obina Ezeoke accused of a double murder. He is alleged to have shot dead Annie Besala Ekofo, 53, and her nephew Bervil Kalikala-Ekofo,21 in East Finchley, London. It was a case of mistaken identity
Court 6 at 10am Jury may retire in the trial of Bernard Rebello accused of manslaughter. He allegedly gave Eloise Parry, 21, a bulimic student from Shrewsbury eight slimming tablets containing dinitrophenol (DNP) in 2015. She died as a result.
Court 8 Not sitting trial of Karlos Gracia and three others accused of murder. Kwasi Mensah-Ababio,26, was shot in the head in North West London.
Court 9 Not sitting trial of Godwin Lunghy and Anuoluwa Temenu accused of taking part in a series of attacks which saw two men stabbed to death nearly two years ago. Both 20-year-old Sadiq Mohamed and 18 year old Abdikarim Hassan were killed by the two defendants.
Court 10 at 10am trial of a defendant, who can only be referred to as QQ accused of breaching a control order after he went on trial accused of terrorist offences
Court 11 at 10am trial continues of Tashan Brewster and three others accused of murder. Bright Akinleye,22, was stabbed multiple times in the lobby of a hotel in North London
Court 12 Not sitting trial of drill rapper Unknown T, whose real name is Daniel Lena, and two others accused with murder. Narvaez-Jara,19, was stabbed to death in the early hours of the morning on New Year’s Day last year at a house party near Old Street in London
Court 15 at 10am trial of Shemar Dawes accused of murder. Lord Promise Nkenda, 17, was walking along a pavement in Newham, east London, on Valentine’s Day 2018 when a BMW accelerated towards him. After being struck by the car he was followed into an alleyway where he was repeatedly stabbed in the head and chest by a number of youths.
Court 15 at 10am Jury deliberating in the trial of Chris McDonald and Aliysa Ellis accused of murder. Body builder Paul Tong,53, was beaten to death during a robbery at his London home, allegedly for his Rolex watch.
Court 16 at 9.30am trial continues of Roger Jenkins and two other senior Barclays Bank executives accused of fraud. They allegedly lied to secure billions of pounds from Qatari investors and averted a taxpayer-funded bailout during the global financial crisis.