CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON FRIDAY
Court 1 at 2pm Sentence in the case of John Paul, who was found guilty 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 10am Mention in the case of Afuosino Lamai accused of attempted murder following a knife attack on a man in his 30s in London SE. Police say his injuries were assessed as possibly life-changing.
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 9.30am Mention in the case of Gloria Mayele accused of the manslaughter of Hendjie Kadima in a flat in Bermondsey, London SE.
Court 6 at 2pm Directions in the case of Ronan Hughes, Eamonn Harrison and Gheorghe Nica, who were all jailed after 39 Vietnamese migrants died in the back of a lorry discovered in Essex.
Court 6 Not sitting 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 8 at 2pm Sentence in the case of Leon Rashid and another who were accused of attempted murder. Police were called to Henry Road, Brixton, South London at 6.15pm on February 23, where they found James Bascoe-Smith,17, suffering from stab injuries
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 11 at 9.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of security guard, David Smith accused of spying for Russia while he worked at the British Embassy in Berlin. He allegedly passed secret information about the Government to a military attache. He faces nine charges under the Official Secrets Act, which he denies
Court 11 at 10am Sentence of in the case of Mongo Bolili , who was accused of killing Paul Dalton,41, who died of a stab wound to his leg after being attacked in Wimbledon, London SW.
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 SECourt 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 14 at 2pm Mention in the case of Hanaa Bennis accused of murdering her 58 year old mother in a frenzied knife attack. The dinner lady suffered over 30 stab wounds at a preperty in Ealing, West 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.