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 10am 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 10am 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 2 at 2pm Sentence 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 5 at 10am trial in the case of Demi Anderson and others in relation to the murder of father of four, Lee Baxter, 34, who was stabbed in an alley in Southdown Crescent, Newbury Park, east London
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 8 at 9.30am Mention in the case of Kaiyan Decordova 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 9 at 10am Sentence 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 12 at 10.30am trial in the case of Harvey MacFoy and others accused of stabbing Albert Amofa in the leg. The victim died on December 17, 2019, two days after he was found injured.
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 9.30am Pre-trial review in the case of Rayhan Ali and three others accused of murder. Abiola Akerele, who was aged 28, was stabbed in the heart in Newham, East London
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.