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 WEDNESDAY
Court 1 at 10am trial of James Watson, 40, accused of strangling six year old Rikki Neave in 1994 and leaving his naked body posed in woodland in Peterborough. The defendant, who was 13 at the time, was charged with the schoolboy’s murder after his DNA was found on discarded clothes more than 20 years later.
Court 2 at 9.30am Preliminary hearing in the case of David Smith, who worked as a security guard at the British embassy in Berlin. He is alleged to have spied for Russia and faces nine charges carrying a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison.
Court 2 at 10am Preliminary hearing in the case of Ahmiri Azizi. The 23-year-old is charged with seven offences of dissemination of terrorist publications and one of possession of terrorist material.
Court 2 at 10.30am Preliminary hearing in the case of Kurt McGowan. He faces four charges of possessing a record containing information useful to terrorism, and five charges of transmitting content of a terrorist publication electronically.
Court 2 at 11am Sentence of Ali Harbi Ali who was found guilty of the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death, while holding a surgery in his Essex constituency.
Court 5 at 10.45am 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 9.30am Plea to be taken in the case of Raphael Kokkinos regarding the murder of Loeike Guei,23, who was found on fire in Mitcham, South London.
Court 7 at 10am 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 10am 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 12 Not sitting 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 10am 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