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, who is charged with murdering six year old Rikki Neave. Rikki’s naked body was found 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 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 9 at 10.30am trial 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 10 at 9.45am Case management in the case of Ricky Morgan, 33, who is charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place following a stabbing on-board a Jubilee Line train between Green Park and Bond Street, London Underground stations on 9 July.
Court 10 at 10am Plea and trial preparation in then case of Siyad Mohamud, 23, and Tariq Monteiro, 21, who allegedly fled the country after 16-year-old Alex Smith was fatally stabbed in 2019 on the Regent’s Park Estate in Camden. The defendants were arrested in Kenya’s capital Nairobi before being brought back to the UK.
Court 10 at 2pm Mention in the case of security guard, David Smith accused of spying for Russia while he worked at the British Embassy in Berlin allegedly passed secret information about the Government to a military attache. He faces nine charges under the Official Secrets Act, which he denies.
Court 12 at 10am 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 13 at 10am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Gareth Jackson accused of murdering his 84 year old mother, Lesma Jackson
Court 13 at 10.30am trial in the case of Joseph Kokkinos and other in relation to thef murder of Loeike Guei,23, who was set on fire in Mitcham, South London and died.
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
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.