What’s on at the Old Bailey on May 30


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Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Tuesday

Court 1 Not sitting 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 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 9.45am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Karl Black and others accused of conspiracy to murder and rob.  Jordan Briscoe,25, was stabbed to death in Tottenham, North London

Court 6 at 10.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Enriko Spahiu and others accused of murder and attempted murder. McGinley,24, was shot dead in Erith, London SE

Court 6 at 12 noon Mention in the case of Chibuke Ohanweh accused of a double murder and attempted murder after three men were shot in Ilford, East London. Saydi Abu Sheikh, aged 23, and Zakariya Jeilani Mohamed, aged 32, who were both from Ilford, died at the scene.

Court 6 at 2pm Cases managment in the case of Joshua Bowman accused of attempted murder after a 28 year old man was shot in the chest in New Malden.

Court 7 Not sitting 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 9.45am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Sandip Patel accused a murder that took place nearly 30 years ago. Marina Koppell,39, was stabbed to death in her Westminster, central London home in August 1994.

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 13 at 9.45am Mention in the case of Shakil Macrae accused of murder. Construction worker Sean O’Neill, 30, was found with multiple stab wounds in Hayes, West London

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.

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