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Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Tuesday
Court 5 at 9.30am Application in the case of Ben Oliver, who made legal history last week when his case became the first to be shown on TV. He was jailed for life for stabbing to death his grandfather.
Court 8 at 10am trial of Leeban Farah and five others accused of conspiracy to murder following a “gun battle” outside a funeral party in London NW. The victim, Billy McCullagh, 27, who was shot dead, had travelled with his friends in a stolen Land Rover to target rival gang members in July 2020, but the “tables quickly turned” and the surprise attack failed, the court heard.
Court 10 at 10am Mention in the case of Raekwon Hanniford Brown accused of murder. Errol McKay, 49, was stabbed to death in a property in Balham, London SW.
Court 12 at 10am Mention in the case of Jeremiah Briscoe and others accused of conspiracy to commit GBH. Natalie Bignell,33, caught in the cross fire of a shoot out between rival gangs in Hackney, East London and was shot in the neck. She was rendered a quadriplegic by injuries she sustained.
Court 13 Not sitting trial of Romain Lapierre and others, including a youth who was 15 at the time of the offence, accused of murder. The victim, 16-year-old Camron Smith, was stabbed to death in Croydon, South London
Court 14 at 10.30am trial of Tyreece Riggon and others, accused of the murder of Lavaun Witter,22, was stabbed to death in Croydon, south London.
Court 16 at 10am In chambers trial of Daryl Bethel and others accused of the murder of a 15 year old schoolboy. Ian Habimana was stabbed in the heart in Woolwich last July as he made his way home from school in what was described as a “revenge attack”