Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Friday
Court 2 at 10am trial in the case of Christopher Baptiste,53, accused of the murder of 36-year-old Sonny Booty, who was found dead at a property in Lewisham, London SE
Court 5 at 10.30am Sentence in the case of Laurence Hayden accused of a jury nobbling plot during the drugs trial of Leslie Allen in 2018. Hayden allegedly agreed to lie in the witness box
Court 6 at 10am pre-trial review in the case of Ryan Brown and five others accused of murder. Michael Jonas,17, died after being attacked and stabbed in Betts Park, Penge, London SE on November 2, 2017.
Court 6 at 2pm Mention in the case of Rajinder Pall, 44, who is accused of strangling John Hallisey,60, at a facility for adults with mental health and drug abuse issues in Lansbury Drive, Hayes, West London. The pair were both inmates. Pall denies murder.
Court 6 at 2.30pm Mention in the case of Bodrul Alam accused of attempted murder. A woman in her 20s was repeatedly stabbed in a property in Camden, North London.
Court 8 Not sitting trial of Tyreece Riggon and others, accused of the murder of Lavaun Witter,22, was stabbed to death in Croydon, south London.
Court 9 at 10am trial of James Peppiatt accused of the murder of Tony Eastlake. The victim was known to his customers in north London as the “flower man of Islington”. The 55-year-old florist was fatally stabbed close to his stall.
Court 10 Not sitting trial of Choudry Razaq accused of attempting to kill four pedestrians in a hit and run. Two men were critically injured while two others were treated for non-life-threatening injuries following a crash Hounslow, on September 25 2022.
Court 11 at 2pm Mention in the case of Khalid Khan,49 accused of murder. The victim 57 year old Khurram Butt was stabbed to death in Uxbridge, London NW
Court 12 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 13 at 10am trial of Laurie John-Philip accused of the murder of Emeli Sande’s rapper ex boyfriend. Hypo, 39, whose real name is Lamar Jackson. He was stabbed to death at Woodford Town FC in east London during a party.
Court 13 at 2.30pm Sentence in the case of Verushan Manoharan accused of stabbing to death his 89 year old grandmother.
Court 15 at 10am trial of Hamza El-Chgar and another charged with the murder of 21-year-old Omar Abdullah and the attempted murder of a 20-year-old man. Both victims were stabbed.