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Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Wednesday
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 10am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Marius Gustavason and others. Gustavason allegedly broadcast castrations on his “eunuch maker” website. He and others are accused of GBH in relation to carrying out extreme body modifications including the removal of Gustavason’s penis.
Court 6 at 12 noon Mention in the case of Hanna Bennis, 21, is charged with the murder of her 58-year-old mother, dinner lady Aziza Bennis in Ealing, west London. The victim was stabbed more than 30 times
Court 6 at 2.45pm Mention in the case of Paulo Mendes accused of the murder of Peter Sisson,60, at an address in Wandsworth, London SW
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 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 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.