We are delighted to announce that tickets are now available for our Crime & Punishment Webinar, which will take place on the 26th April. We have three expert speakers, who will all be giving their insights into our criminal justice system. Former undercover cop Neil Woods, who risked his life bringing down major drugs gangs but now believes all drugs should be legalised and brought under government control. Dr Hilary Hamnett, an expert in forensic toxicology, who has presented at international conferences and is a senior lecturer and former Oxford Don Peter Collett, a top psychologist and expert in body language on how to spot when someone is lying. For more information please visit our Crime & Punishment page or Click here to purchase your tickets for this fascinating insight into our criminal justice system.
CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON FRIDAY
Court 1 at 10.30am trial 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 2 at 9.30am Mention in the case of Christopher Carey (aka) Wye accused of terrorist related offences.
Court 2 at 10am Sentence in the case of Ali Abdillahi accused of six counts of dissemination of terrorist publications, contrary to section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006.
Court 2 at 2pm Mention in the case of Albanian garage worker Koci Selamaj, 36, who allegedly murdered 28-year-old primary school teacher Sabina Nessa as she walked through Cator Park in Kidbrooke, south-east London, on her way to meet a friend on September 17. It is claimed her attacker used a 2ft long weapon to strike her repeatedly before carrying her away unconscious.
Court 4 at 10am Mention in the case of Taylor Purdy acccused of murder. Father of four, Dean Edwards, 43, was shot in the back of the head, in a case of mistaken identity, in London SE as he left a pub.
Court 4 at 11am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Rehal Theobolds, 20, accused of murder for the alleged role he played in 20 year old Anthony Adekola’s death. The victim was attacked as he walked home home
Court 5 at 10am trial in the case of Jasmine Robinson accused of assisting an offender. The case relates to the death of Liam Dent, 25, who was dragged for half a mile under a car in Chessington, Surrey. Martin Eastwood is accused of murder.
Court 6 at 10.30am trial in the case of Courtney Ellis and Aaron Youngsman, who are accused in connection with the murder of rapper Craig Small, 32, who was also known by rap name Smallz. He was gunned down in Wembley, London NW in 2019.
Court 6 at 2pm Plea and trial preparation in the case of Ali Ceesay and others accused of murder. Sharmake Mohamud, 22, was fatally shot in Haringey on September 21.
Court 7 at 9.30am Mention in the case of Nooha Sillah-Sillah and three others, charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life Sillah-Sillah is also accused of possession with intent to supply class A drugs, and possession of cannabis. The attempted murder relates to an incident in East London on March 9.
Court 7 at 10am trial in the case of Kemar Brown and Phylesia Shirley. The mother, and her former boyfriend are accused of killing her two-year-old son The toddler suffered 39 fractures.
Court 8 at 10am New trial in the case of Hassan Hamza and others accused of murder. Irmani Allaway-Muir,22, was shot dead in Islington, North London.
Court 9 at 10am trial in the case of Ben Alexander and four others accused of violent disorder in relation to the murder of Frankie Bulbrook, 34, who suffered multiple injuries during a mass brawl. The victim was run over by a car.
Court 12 at 10.30am trial in the case of David Adeyanju and others accused of murder. Minicab driver Gabriel Bringye, 37, was found collapsed inside a vehicle in Tottenham, north London suffering from stab wounds.
Court 13 at 9.30am trial in the case of Alfie Ferguson and three others teenagers accused of murder. Bubacar Jabbie Dukureh, 17, who was known to his family as Bubacar Jabbie, was attacked in Walthamstow, East London on 23 October 2020.
Court 14 at 10am trial in the case of Paul Fontaine and another accused of conspiracy to murder. Fontaine used EncroChat messages to supply a gun used in one murder and a plot for a second shooting weeks later.
Court 16 at 10am trial in the case of Adam Meragan and another both accused of attempted murder and firearms offences after a gun was fired in a Hackney, East London street.