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Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Wednesday
Court 1 at 9am Mention in the case of John Paul accused of an unsolved murder that took place over 40 years ago. Barman Anthony Bird, 41, was found naked with his wrists bound at his flat in London SW on June 6 1980,
Court 2 at 9.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Jaswant Chail charged under the Treason Act after allegedly carrying a loaded crossbow into the grounds of Windsor Castle “to kill the Queen”.
Court 2 at 10am Application in the case of Ismail Kissa, who has pleaded not guilty to 13 counts of dissemination of a terrorist publication – under Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006 – and one count of possessing a document containing information likely to be useful for terrorism – under Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
Court 5 at 10am trial in the case of Jaden McGibbon and another accused of murdering 19-year-old Taylor Cox, who was shot in the head in broad daylight in Islington, North London.
Court 6 at 10am Pre-trial review in the case of Mohammed Sikander and others accused of the murder of 29-year-old Mohammad Raza Gulzar in Whetstone, North London
Court 7 at 10am Mention in the case of Chelsea Grant and another accused of the murder of 71 year old Susan Hawkey in North West London. The couple are also charged with fraud.
Court 8 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 9 at 2pm Plea and trial preparation in the case of Achilleas Costa accused of the murder of a 61 year old father and his 31 year old daughter in Wood Green, North London
Court 10 at 10am trial in the case of Darius Kwayke and two others accused of murder. Salem Koudou, 19, was stabbed 32 times after he was chased by up to 15 people intent on revenge in Brixton, south London, after he alleged gate crashed a rival gang’s party.
Court 11 at 10am trial in the case Ramela Gordon and another and accused drugs and conspiracy to commit violence offences.
Court 12 Not sitting trial in the case of Reuel Briscoe and others accused of attempted murder after a 32 year old man was shot in Hackney, East London.
Court 13 at 9.30am Mention in the case of Kareem Lashani-Ewing accused of conspiracy to murder. Billy McCullagh was found with a fatal gunshot injury in his chest in Harlseden, London NW.
Court 13 at 10am trial in the case of Jahtel Williamson accused of murder. Music producer Dean Pascal-Modeste,21, was stabbed in Mottingham, South London on February 24, 2017, when he was ambushed by a mob while walking to a recording studio.
Court 15 at 10am trial in the case of Sulai Bukhari aka Sulai Man 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 16 at 10am 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