Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Wednesday
Court 1 at 10.30am Directions in the case of Transport for London and Tram Operation and Road re the Croydon tram crash that killed seven people and injured several others.
Court 2 at 10am 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 6 at 10am trial in the case of Godfrey Madondo and two others accused of murder. Jeremiah Sewell, 19, was stabbed in the neck as he sat in a parked car in Lewisham, London SE.
Court 7 at 10am trial in the case of Ronnie Haydon and others accused of murder. Imran Isat,30, was stabbed to death in Newbury Park, East London
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 10am trial in the case of Muhammad Arslan accused of murder. Muhammad Arslan, 26, is accused of killing Hina Bashir, 21, whose body was found in a suitcase in a ditch in Upminster, Essex. She came from same village as him, in Pakistan.
Court 11 at 10am trial in the case of Rashid Gedel and another, accused of stabbing to death aspiring lawyer Sven Badzak,22, as well as the alleged attempted murder of the victim’s 16-year-old friend in the same incident. The two victims went out to buy bagels in Kilburn, London NW when they were attacked in a case of mistaken identity, the court heard.
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.