CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON FRIDAY
Court 1 at 10.30am trial 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 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 9 at 10am Pre-trial review 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 9 at 9.30am Mention in the case of £90,000 a year finance consultant Clare Sanders and her partner accused of murdering their four week old baby. The tot suffered severe head injuries.
Court 12 at 10am Trial of Uran Nabiev accused of killing Jake Kemp, 26, in an alleged hit and run motoring collision in Bexley, Kent.
Court 12 at 10.30am Mention in the case of Romello Briggs-Leon and Errol James accused of murder. Eraj Seifi, 46, was shot in the head and died a week later.
Court 12 at 11.30am Mention in the case of Robert Parkins accused of murder. Alex Fitzpatrick, 30, from Huntingdon< Cambs. was killed on October 13 after suffering multiple stab wounds.
Court 12 at 2.30pm Mention in the case of Aydin Altun, who is accused of trying to mow down an armed police officer with his BMW following a shooting in Tottenham, North London.
Court 12 at 3pm Mention in the case of Christian Fearon accused of the murder of Leenox Nigel Alcendor,42, in Cricklewood, London NW. The victim was stabbed in the neck.
Court 13 at 10am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Terry Jocham and Stevie Hilden, two inmates at Belmarsh prison. They are alleged to have beaten to death their cellmate, 36 year old Sundeep Ghuman
Court 13 at 12 noon Mention in the case of Khari Omani and others accused conspiracy to supply heroin and cocaine.
Court 16 at 9.30am Sentence in the case of Hayden Martin, who admitted to assaulting two police officers during a stop and search.
Court 16 at 10am trial of teenager Carlos Velez, who denies murder. David Martinez-Valencia,26, was repeatedly stabbed in a flat in Leyton, East London.