CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY
Court 5 at 10.30am Mention in the case of Aman Vyas accused of raping and killing Michelle Samaraweera in Walthamstow, East London in 2009. He also denies attacking three other women and faces a further seven charges of rape and attempted murder.
Court 5 at 2pm Application in the case of former BAE Systems defence contractor, Simon Finch accused of leaking “highly sensitive” secrets to foreign governments.
Court 13 at 10am Mention in the case of Marc Harding and others. Harding is accused of helping to dispose of a ‘brilliant’ jazz trumpeter’s body. William Algar,53, was stabbed 20 times before his arms and legs were removed.
Court 13 at 11am Mention in the case of Khalid Hogan accused of murder. Abdullahi Mahmoud, 29, was shot dead in Enfield, North London.
Court 13 at 11.30am Mention in the case of Elton Sefa, who was extradited from Albania on a murder charge. He is accused of beating to death John Woodward, 47, a builder, whose body was found on a roof in Hatton Garden, central London.