We are delighted to announce that tickets are now available for our Crime & Punishment Webinar, which will take place on the 8th February. We have Three top speakers including a former Oxford don and an expert in body language, who will reveal the “tells” that are unwittingly revealed when someone is lying, using examples of high profile convicted criminals. David Tadd, the former head of Scotland Yard’s forensic unit, who led over 950 officers, bringing terrorists and criminals to justice and convicted armed robber Scott Walsh giving his take, from the other side of the law into our prisons and criminal justice system. All will give their unique insights into our criminal justice system from very different perspectives. For more information please visit our Crime & Punishment page or Click here to purchase your tickets for this fascinating insight into our criminal justice system.
CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON FRIDAY
Court 1 at 9.45am Mention in the case of Kaine Gilead accused of murder. The victim 25-year-old Ramane Wiggan, was shot dead in Lambeth, South London.
Court 1 at 11.30am Case management in the case of Donovan Kenlyn accused pushing a random member of the public onto the underground train tracks as well attacking two other Tube passengers at West Hampstead and Baker Street stations on October 27. The man on the tracks was saved by two brave members of the public, who pulled him to safety at Finchley Road tube station.
Court 2 at 10am trial in the case of wealthy Nigerian politician Ike Ekweremadu, his wife Beatrice, their daughter Sonia and London man Obinna Obeta on charges linked to an alleged organ-harvesting plot. They are accused of bringing a 21-year-old man from Nigeria to the UK. Prosecutors claim they planned to have his kidney removed so it could be given to their daughter, Sonia.
Court 5 at 10am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Ashana Studholme, 37, Lisa Richardson, 43, and Shaun Pendlebury, 25, who are charged with murder. They are alleged to have tortured and killed, Shakira Spencer ,35, who was described as “vulnerable”
Court 5 at 2pm Pre-trial hearings in the cases of haulier, Caolan Gormley and Marius Draghici in connection with a people-smuggling operation that ended with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in a lorry trailer in Essex
Court 6 at 9.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Joshua Jacques accused of stabbing to death four members of one family in London SE. Samantha Drummonds, 27, her mother Tanysha Drummonds, 45, grandmother Dolet Hill, 64, and Ms Hill’s partner Denton Burke, 68, were allegedly murdered by Jacques.
Court 6 at 10.30am trial of Jarrad Spence-Robinson, 24, also known as O’Field, is accused of killing Seun McMillan on 2 May 2017. Mr McMillan, 23, was attacked in Enfield, north London, as he walked towards his house with friends. He was stabbed once in the chest.
Court 8 at 10am trial in the case of Ali Ceesay, 28, charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder and possession of a prohibited weapon. It is alleged Mr Ceesay fatally shot Mr Mohamud, who died at the scene, in North London on September 21. Two other men, aged in their 20s and 30s, also suffered gunshot injuries and were treated in hospital before being discharged.
Court 9 at 9.30am Mention in the case of Suvenca Martis and another, who are charged with murdering Richard Obi, 25, whose body was found by his sister after she received a mystery call and was directed to the scene. The victim’s mother was tied up with duct tape close to the body of her son. Obi had been stabbed nine times.
Court 9 at 10.30am pre-trial review in the case of Subell Ali accused of murdering 80 year old Shotera Bibi, who was stabbed to death.
Court 9 at 11.30am Pre-trial review in the case of Asim Hasan accused of the murder of a 34 year old woman, who was found stabbed to death in an east London home.
Court 9 at 2pm Plea and trial preparation in the case of Ka’mani Brightley-Donaldson and two others charged in connection with the death of Kacey Boothe,25, who suffered gun shot wounds to his neck and chest.
Court 11 at 10am trial of Shai-diaz Bossman-Allen accused of murder. Emmanuel Ogabi,26, was found stabbed in the street In Woolwich, London SE
Court 12 at 10am Plea and case management 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 12 at 10.30am Preliminary hearing in the case of clinical support worker Mohammed Farooq, accused of taking a homemade bomb to the Leeds hospital he worked at. The device was left outside the maternity ward of St James’s Hospital on 20 January.
Court 12 at 11.30am Preliminary hearing in the case of David Bodill, who is suspected of preparing terrorist acts after a recipe and materials for making an improvised explosive device, as well as unlicensed firearms and ammunition, were found in his home.
Court 12 at 12 noon Mention in the case of Cavan Medlock, who was allegedly armed with a knife when he is claimed to have carried out a racist attack on a firm of lawyers that he blamed for assisting migrants. Medlock allegedly attacked the London offices of Duncan Lewis solicitors, which has been involved in a series of high-profile immigration cases, days after former Home Secretary, Priti Patel, claimed that “activist lawyers” were frustrating the removal of failed asylum seekers. He was said to have been carrying a Nazi and Confederate flag
Court 12 Not sitting trial of Shadab Abdul-Karim and others accused of murder. Kacem Mokrane, 18 was stabbed in the stomach in Mount Pleasant Road, Walthamstow on Thursday, November 16 2017 and died four days later.
Court 13 at 10am trial of financial analyst, Asad Bhatti charged with terrorist offences. He is accused of possessing chemicals, which were found in a storage unit and were capable of producing the explosive substance nitroglycerine. Three remote detonators, including an improvised detonator that contained traces of an explosive substance, were also allegedly found at his Redhill, Surrey home and in the storage unit.
Court 15 at 2pm Sentence of Rayhan Ali and another in connection with the killing of Abiola Akerele, who was aged 28, and was stabbed in the heart in Newham, East London.