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Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Friday
Court 1 at 10am trial of tram driver Alfred Dorris, he was in control of the tram that crashed at Sandilands, Croydon in November 2016, killing seven people and injuring 51. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of breaking health and safety laws that led to the derailment. It is claimed he had a micro sleep when going three times the speed limit.
Court 2 at 2pm Case management in the case of Godfrey Madondo and others accused of murder. Jeremiah Sewell, 19, was stabbed in the neck as he sat in a parked car in Lewisham, London SE.
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 10am trial in the case of Ross Pallett accused of murder. The victim, 39-year-old Wayne Potter was found unresponsive at a house in Becton London SE.
Court 6 at 10.15am Mention 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 6 at 10.30am Sentence in the case of former grammar schoolboy Shabazz Suleman, who disappeared while on a family holiday in 2015 in Turkey to join IS in Syria.
Court 6 at 2pm Case management in the case of Hanna Bennis, 21, has admitted to stabbing to death her mum Aziza, 58, in her London home August last year. The victim was knifed 30 times.
Court 7 at 10am Jury deliberating in the 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 7 at 10.15am 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.
Court 8 at 10am 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 2pm Sentence of Serco Ltd, a security contractor, who admitted health and safety failings that led to a mentally-ill prisoner kicking a custody officer to death.
Court 10 at 10am trial in the case of Petko Zhutev and two others, who were arrested in a police operation that netted up to 184 million pounds worth of cocaine.
Court 12 at 12 noon Plea and trial preparation in the case of Joshua Nahum accused of attempted murder after a woman in her thirties was stabbed in Merton, London SE
Court 13 at 12 noon sentence in the case of Mohammed Saleem accused of terrorist related offences.
Court 15 at 10am A live stream is expected to be broadcast on Youtube of the sentence 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 will also be sentenced for offences related to her son’s death.
Court 16 at 10am trial in the case 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.