CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY
Court 1 at 2pm Sentence in the case of Theo Simon accused of murder. Givani Espuet, 21, was stabbed to death during a mass brawl outside a restaurant in Sudbury, West 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 trial in the case of David Cheres accused of murder. Thai national Tiparat Argatu, 43, died from neck and head injuries at a property in east London after her husband, Cheres, found out she was having an affair.
Court 7 at 10am 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 New trial in the case of Mohammed Ali and four others accused of murder. Iron Miah,40, was shot in the head in Whitechapel, East 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 9 at 10.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Amraj Poonia and others accused of murder. Mohammed Shah Subhani, known as Shah, was reported missing on May 7, 2019, when he failed to return to his home in Hounslow, west London. The 27-year-old’s remains were found by chance buried in woodland near Beaconsfield, on December 19 2019. The cause of death has not been ascertained, an examination of bones suggested his hands were tied and there had been burning to the body.
Court 12 at 10am Mention in the case of Nicholas Aina, 28, who is charged with the murder of his mother, Caroline Adeyelu, 64, and the attempted murder of another woman in her 30s. Both women were stabbed.
Court 13 at 10am trial of Franklin McLeod accused of murder. He is alleged to have stabbed his partner of ten years through the neck after he discovered voice messages from another man, the court has heard. Franklin McLeod, 55, allegedly killed Marlene Coleman, 53, at the flat they shared in Lewisham, London SE
Court 14 at 10am trial of Mohammed Sikander and another accused of the murder of 29-year-old Mohammad Raza Gulzar in Whetstone, North London. The victim was stabbed to death while trying to defend his brother, the court heard.
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.