CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY
Court 2 at 10.15am 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. This is the fifth time Ezeoke has faced trial for these offences due to Covid 19 and other legal problems.
Court 8 at 10am Jury deliberating in the retrial of Henry Long,18, and two 17 year old youths accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper, who was killed after responding to a suspected burglary. The 28-year-old newlywed died of multiple injuries when he was dragged for over a mile with his ankles trapped in a strap on a car fleeing from a crime scene.
Court 8 at 10am Mention in the case of John Bowie and three others accused of murder. Esam Ayad, 26, was shot dead in Hoddesdon, Herts.
Court 12 at 10.30am trial of Yasin Amare accused of murder. Gleb Zhebrovsky,34, a Russian businessman was stabbed to death Poplar, East London.
Court 14 at 10am Sentence of former soldier Criston Preddie, 28, who allegedly stabbed to death his mum, Arlene Williams, 46, in Enfield, North London.