CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON MONDAY
Court 1 at 10.30am Case of Stephen Whiteley and Ziad Akle, former territory managers for Iraq at energy consultancy Unaoil, along with their co-defendant Paul Bond, former Middle East sales manager at Dutch energy firm SBM. They are accused of bribing officials in Iraq for contracts worth US$800 million to rebuild the country’s oil industry after the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
Court 5 at 10am Preparatory hearing in the case of Altaf Hussain, a prominent Pakistani politician, who has been living in the UK since the early 90’s. He is the founder of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), and is alleged to have carried out a terrorism offence when a speech he made was broadcast to crowds in Pakistan’s capital Karachi. Under the Terrorism Act 2006, the speech published on August 22, 2016 is deemed to have encouraged “the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism”.
Court 8 at 10am case of six teenagers over the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old student Josiph Beker, who was stabbed outside a KFC in Edgeware Road, central London.
Court 13 at 10am Court 15 Mention in the case 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.
Court 13 at 12 noon mention in the case of Daniel Burrell accused of murder. Barrington Davis,54, was stabbed to death in his Lewisham,London SE home.
Court 13 at 12.30pm Mention in the case of Harry McKenney Harry Mackenney charged with attempted murder, grievous bodily harm and false imprisonment on Sunday, 23 February after two officers were struck by a vehicle in Penge, London SE
Court 13 at 2pm Mention in the case of Uran Nabiev accused of killing Jake Kemp, 26, in an alleged hit and run motoring collision in Bexley, Kent.
Court 16 at 10am New trial of George Nolan accused of murder. James O’Keefe,47, was stabbed to death In Hornsey, North London