Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Friday
Court 1 at 10.30am trial 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. The defendant walked into a police station and confessed after over four decades, the court heard.
Court 4 at 11am Case management in the case of Bulent Bakir and others accused of the murder of 30-year-old Olsi Kuka. The victim was stabbed to death in a flat in Barnet, north London
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 Mention in the case of Kyle Kemp accused of murder. Sam Brown,28 was shot dead at an East London party after one of Kemp’s friends was stabbed.
Court 6 at 2pm Mention in the case of Darren Constant accused of murdering his mother Judy,62, three years ago. The victim died of “blunt force trauma”
Court 7 at 10.15am trial of former GP Manish Shah, who allegedly persuaded patients to have vaginal and breast examinations for his ‘sexual gratification’, Shah, 53, denies 41 sexual offences against eight victims over a five-year period between 2009 and July 2013.
Court 8 at 10am 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 10am trial in the case of Jaden Forde and another accused of murder. The victim, 19-year-old Ahmed Beker was stabbed to death in Paddington Green, West 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 10.15am Preliminary hearing 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 11 at 11am Preliminary hearing in the case of Neil Sharp, who was arrested in May after an investigation into online activity connected to suspected extreme right-wing terrorism.
Court at 11.45am Preliminary hearing in the case of Adam Dadhiwala,18, accused of four terrorist offences in relation to disseminating terrorist publications
Court 11 Not sitting trial of Keelan Johnson,21, accused of stabbing to death his mother. Johnson told police that he had smoked cannabis and that he suffered from “rushing voices” in his head.
Court 12 at 10.15am trial in the case of Jemma Mitchell accused of murder. Mee Kuen Chong, 67, known to friends as Deborah, was reported missing from her home in Wembley, north London, on June 11. Her headless body was found in woodland near the Devon town of Salcombe on June 27.
Court 13 at 10am Plea to be taken in the case of Ibnu Rizwan, a Public Health England, Covid scientist, who hit and killed David Joseph Evans in his Volkswagon Polo in the City of London. He is charged with causing death by dangerous driving.
Court 13 at 10am Mention in the case of Justin Romano accused of murder. The victim, 31-year-old Mirko Naramcic, was stabbed to death in Richmond, London SW.
Court 13 Not sitting 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 14 at 10.30am trial in the case of Mohammed Sikander and others accused of the murder of 29-year-old Mohammad Raza Gulzar in Whetstone, North London.
Court 14 at 9.30am Pre-trial review in the case of Kieran McHugh and another accused of murder. Abdi Khadar Adan,32, died in hospital after he was stabbed in Lea Bridge Road. East London at around 4.30pm on Sunday August 22.
Court 14 at 11am trial in the case of Mohammed Sikander and others accused of the murder of 29-year-old Mohammad Raza Gulzar in Whetstone, North London
Court 16 at 10am trial in the case of Cornell Burrell and Oliver Scott accused of murder. The body of gym sales manager Justin Bello,38 was body found in a bin shed by dustmen. He had been strangled. Three others are also in the dock accused of trying to cover up the crime.