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Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Thursday
Court 1 at 10am trial of Asim Hasan accused of murdering his wife. Aisha Hasan, 34, predicted her own death, allegedly keeping a chronicle of recordings of her husband’s behaviour towards her. She suffered 36 stab wounds
Court 5 at 10am trial of Tariq Monteiro, 21, and another 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 in the case of Bulent Bakir and others accused of the murder of 30-year-old Olsi Kuka. The victim, drug dealer was allegedly stabbed to death in a flat in Barnet, north London for his drugs and money.
Court 8 at 10am trial of Joshua Broddle and others in relation to the discovery of two explosive devices in Greys Inn, in the heart of London’s legal quarter
Court 9 at 10.30am trial in the case of Fadel Dabbous and others accused of attempted murder after a 28 year old man was stabbed in Westminster, central London.
Court 11 at 10.30am trial in the case of Luke Matthews accused of murder. Kyle Kelson, 25, was blasted in the head with a shotgun in the early hours of June 19 in North Cheam, Surrey.
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 12 at 10am Pre inquest hearing into the death of Sabrina Rizvi, 25,who was fatally shot in the early hours of 20 March 2003 outside Bexleyheath police station in South London. The inquest follows a long fight by the victim’s family to get the death looked into again.
Court 13 at 11am Sentence of electrician Steven Allan, who punched and killed a banking executive in the mistaken belief he had stolen his friend’s phone. Paul Mason, 52, who worked at Qatar National Bank, was knocked unconscious and suffered serious head injuries. He died in hospital six months after the assault in December 2020.
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 Amraj Poonia and five others accused over the murder of Mohammed Shah Subhani,27, known as Shah, who was reported missing on May 7, 2019, when he failed to return to his home in Hounslow, west London. His body which allegedly had shown signs of being tied up and burning was found by chance in woodland.