Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Monday
Court 1 at 10am trial in the case of Mohammed Saleem accused of terrorist related offences
Court 2 at 2pm Plea and trial preparation in the case of Hamza El-Chgar and another charged with the murder of 21-year-old Omar Abdullah and the attempted murder of a 20-year-old man. Both victims were stabbed
Court 5 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 6 at 10.30am New trial of Aine Davis alleged to be a member of an alleged IS cell called the Beatles. He is charged with offences including possession of a firearm for a purpose connected with terrorism and charges related to funding terrorism.
Court 8 at 10am trial in the case of six youths charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder and possession of a prohibited weapon. It is alleged a man called Mohamud was shot and 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 10 at 10.30am trial of father of two, Jake Drummond accused of the murder of his girlfriend’s 15 month old son, who died of serious head injuries. Drummond was not the child’s father. The tot also showed signs of long term abuse. The toddler’s mum Louise Lennon denies neglect and causing or allowing the death of a child.
Court 12 at 10am 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 16 at 10am Jury expected to retire in trial of retired Met police constable Stephen Kyere accused of raping a woman in south-west London nearly 18 years ago. Kyere denies rape, attempted rape and indecent assault between 11 and 14 April, 2004. The attack allegedly took place when he was off duty.