Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Monday
Court 1 at 10.30am New trial of Subell Ali accused of murdering 80 year old Shotera Bibi, who was stabbed to death.
Court 2 at 9.45am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Jason Adinkar and another accused of attempted murder and after a man in his thirties was stabbed in Walthamstow, East London. Two other men were injured during the incident.
Court 2 at 10am Jury in retirement in the trial of bus driver Olusofa Popoola. He is accused of causing the death by dangerous driving of 32-year-old Melissa Burr after his electric, single decker crashed into the back of another bus in Victoria Bus station.
Court 2 at 10.30am Mention in the case of Rolando Torres-Pena,21, who is accused of murder. He was arrested at the mental health care centre in Newham, East London after police found another resident, a 34-year-old man, suffering from head injuries. A subsequent post-mortem examination determined the cause of death as compression of the neck.
Court 5 at 10.30am New trial of Siyad Mohamud, 23, and Tariq Monteiro, 21, who allegedly fled the country after 16-year-old Alex Smith was fatally stabbed in 2019 in Camden. The defendants were arrested in Kenya’s capital Nairobi before being brought back to the UK to be charged.
Court 7 at 10am trial 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 11 at 9.45am Sentence of Jeffrey Adu-Sarfo in relation to the murder of 18 year old Freddy Moody, who was stabbed to death near Stockwell Tube Station in South London
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 in the case of Dwaine Harris and another accused of GBH. Reece Young, 23, was stabbed in Croydon in March 2021.
Court 14 at 10am trial 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 16 at 10am trial of Quincy French and four others accused of murder. Emmanuel Odunlami, 32, from Romford, East London was stabbed to death while out celebrating his birthday at a restaurant in the City of London. It is alleged he was targeted because of his valuable watch. But the watch turned out to be a fake version of a 300,000 pounds timepiece.