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Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Tuesday

Court 1 at 9.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Al-Arafat Hassan and a 15-year-old schoolboy from Leeds each face a charge of preparing terrorist acts. The schoolboy is accused of the research and purchase of knives and online research to acquire components for an explosive device between 9 January and 20 March. Hassan is accused of purchasing knives, acquiring chemicals and conducting online research to acquire components for an explosive device between 12 January and 27 February.

Court 4 at 11am Mention in the case of Aminan Rahman accused of murder. Suma Begum, 24, was reported missing from an address in Tower Hamlets, East London on Sunday 30 April 2023 and has not yet been found.

Court 4 at 11.30am Mention in the case of Tarsame Singh accused of murdering his 77 year old wife. Maya Devi was found battered to death in the couple’s East London home.
Court 5 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 6 at 10.30am Mention in the case of Awadh Saleh and another accused of murder and attempted murder. The victim 18-year-old Abubakkar ‘Junior’ Jah was stabbed and shot in Newham, East London in 2021. A second victim was attacked four days before

 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 10.30am trial in the case of Leone Davies and others accused of murder. The victim, 31-year-old Mirko Naramcic was stabbed to death

Court 9 at 10am 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 10 at 12 noon New trial in the case of Petko Zhutev, who was arrested in a police operation that netted up to 184 million pounds worth of cocaine.

Court 11 at 10am 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 11 at 10.30am Sentence continues of Kristopher Kearney, who was extradited from Spain to face far right terror charges. He is an alleged far-right fitness guru for a group known as Patriotic Alternative has admitted sharing a stash of terrorist documents on social media. He is believed to be the first member of the organisation to be convicted of terrorist offences.

Court 15 at 10am 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 15 at 2pm Sentence expected to be broadcast live of teenager Marques Walker,17, accused of stabbing to death schoolboy Jermaine Cools,14, in Croydon, South London, who was the youngest person to be killed due to knife crime in 2021.  

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 burned was found by chance in woodland.