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 THURSDAY
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 Not sitting trial in the case of Ali Harbi Ali, 25, accused of the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death, while holding a surgery in his Essex constituency.
Court 6 at 10am 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 7 at 10.30am trial in the case of Alfie Ferguson and three other 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 8 at 9.45am Sentence of Aaron McGrath and another in relation to the murder of 25-year-old father Kyle Kelson, who was killed just yards from his doorstep in Sutton, Surrey in the early hours of the morning. A post-mortem examination revealed his death was caused by a gunshot wound to the head.
Court 8 at 11am trial in the case of Hassan Hamza and three others accused of murder. Irmani Allaway-Muir,22, was shot dead in Islington, North London. The court heard it was in revenge for the robbery of a Rolex watch
Court 9 at 9.45am trial in the case of Callum Hands and others accused of murder following the fatal stabbing of Daniel Laskos,16, in Harold Wood, East London.
Court 10 at 10am Pre-trial review in the case of Muhsin Mohamed and another accused of murder and attempted murder following two shootings in one night. The man who died was shot in the head.
Court 10 at 2pm Mention in the case of Sulai Bukhari for allegedly attempting to murder a 61-year-old social worker as he carried out a welfare check on two vulnerable children in Wood Green, North London. The social worker and two police officers were stabbed during the incident.
Court 12 at 10.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Dwaine Harris and another accused of murder. Reece Young 23, was stabbed in Croydon in March 2021.
Court 14 at 10.30am trial of Rickardo Williams, 19, and Jahni Menzie-Samuels, 19, who both deny murder, while Karlene Joseph, Menzie-Samuels’ 43-year-old mum, deny perverting the course of justice. Hussain Al-Saabri, 23, was stabbed to death by a gang armed with a Rambo knife. Two of the victims friends were seriously injured in the attack in Harrow town centre in London NW
Court 16 at 10am trial in the case of Denzel Kwateng and others accused of the murder of 17-year-old Denardo Samuels-Brooks, who was stabbed to death in Streatham, South London.