CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY
Court 8 at 9.30am Mention in the case of in the case of Immanuel Oyewo, 19, who is accused of trying to shoot dead a Hasidic Jewish man. He allegedly approached Zeev Levy in a random attack and attempted to open fire with a loaded six-shot-gate gun on 17 February.
Court 8 at 10am trial of Faisal Ahmad and Hisham Mohammed accused of a terrorist knife plot after weapons and a drone were allegedly found at their Manchester home. They are alleged to have plotted to attack soldiers or police using the drone.
Court 10 at 10am Preparatory hearing in the case of James Watson, who is charged with murdering six year old Rikki Neave. Rikki’s naked body was in woodland a few minutes from his home in Welland, Peterborough, on November 29 1994. Watson would have been 13 at the time of the killing. He was arrested following a cold case review.
Court 10 at 11am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Muhammad Abdul Basir Muhammad Abdul Basir, 24, accused of posting videos online on YouTube threatening the former leader of the far right English Defence League, Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, causing him fear, on two occasions in September 2019.
Court 10 at 2pm Mention in the case of Joel Osei, who is accused of murder, poisoning, theft and fraud after champion Irish dancer, Adrian Murphy, 43, was found dead in his apartment in Battersea, southwest London on 4 June 2019.
Court 12 at 10.30am trial of Nigel Wright accused of contaminating food as part of a blackmail campaign
Court 14 at 10am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Leo Gray and two others. The three alleged gangsters are accused of running a criminal empire after police cracked their coded conversations on Encrochat. Leo Gray, 28, and Rozanna Gray, 27, were charged with selling drugs and money laundering along with Casper Wilson St-James, 26.
Court 16 at 10.30am trial in the case of Dean Smith accused of murdering his 13 year old daughter. Masie Newell suffered head injuries when she was a four week old baby in 2000 and died in 2014 allegedly as a result of the injuries.