What’s on at the Old Bailey, June 8


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 9.30am Plea and dirtections in case of Sohaib Embarek, who is charged with five counts of possessing material likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism. He was arrested in Bristol.

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 12 at 10am trial of Zion Chiata accused of murder. Gavin Garraway,40, was stabbed to death close to Clapham Common tube station in south London.

Court 13 at 9.30am 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 13 at 10am Pre-trial review in the case of Nikolay Zhvkok accused of murder. Krasimir Kartikov, 60, a Bulgarian national, who was found dead at his home. He suffered multiple injuries.

Court 13 at 2pm Mention in the case of Jordan Bramble who allegedly strangled Carl Thorpe, 46,  who had recently arrived at his mental health unit and then set his body ablaze. Bramble, 21, is charged with murder and arson at the Highgate Mental Health Centre on Dartmouth Park Hill, north London.

Court 13 at 2.45pm Mention in the case of Ismail Yusuf accused of murder. Mehran Heydari, 26, was stabbed through the heart at West Ealing station

Court 16 at 10am trial of George Nolan accused of murder The victim, 47-year-old James O’Keefe was found in Hornsey, North London suffering from a stab wound to the leg. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tours of and talks on Legal London: the Royal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey and the Inns of Court.

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