Cases of interest at the Old Bailey on Friday
Court 4 at 11am Plea and trial preparation in the case of a serving member of the armed forces, Thomas Newsome, who denies breaching the Official Secrets Act by sharing “highly sensitive” military information.
Court 4 at 11.30am Plea and trial preparation in the case of Hasaan Arshad, 23, who is charged with an offence under the Computer Misuse Act after a probe led by the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command.
Court 4 at 2pm Sentence of Mohammed Uddin, who admitted five breaches of his Part 4 Notification Requirements following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East.
Court 5 at 10am trial in the case of Chelsea Grant and another accused of the murder of 71 year old Susan Hawkey in North West London. The couple are also charged with fraud after going on a 14,000 pounds spending spree, using the victim’s bank cards. The victim’s body was found in a heavily decomposed state bound with brown parcel tape on the face and wrists.
Court 6 at 10am trial in the case of Jaden McGibbon and three others accused of murdering 19-year-old Taylor Cox, who was shot in the head in broad daylight in Islington, North London.
Court 7 at 10am trial of Amidu Koroma, 47, who is accused of murdering his wife, Mariam Kamara, 46, and then setting light to their Brixton, South London home.
Court 8 at 9.30am Jury deliberating in the trial of Tyreece Riggon and others, accused of the murder of Lavaun Witter,22, was stabbed to death in Croydon, south London.
Court 8 at 10am trial in the case of Ka’mani Brightley-Donaldson and five others charged in connection with the death of Kacey Boothe,25, who suffered gun shot wounds to his neck and chest.
Court 11 at 10am trial in the case of Jarmaine Ahenkorah and others accused of murder. Ricardo Fuller,24, was stabbed to death outside a nightclub in Ilford, Essex.
Court 12 at 10am Sentence in the case 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 12 Not sitting trial of Nick Kaneza and others accused of murder in connection with the death of 22-year-old Al-Sadiq Mohamed Ishaq-Adam, who was stabbed in Colindale, London NW.
Court 13 at 1.30pm trial of Ashana Studholme and two others accused of murder. Shakira Spencer,35, was starved, tortured and battered to death in her flat in Ealing, west London, where her decomposed body was found by a neighbour, who noticed maggots crawling from the flat.
Court 14 at 2pm Mention in the case Charlie Brabon accused of the murder of 24-year-old Kai McGinley, who suffered a gunshot injury.
Court 16 at 10am trial of Junior Kettle and others in relation to the murder of Turkish DJ Koray Alpergin,43, who was allegedly beaten and tortured. His body was found in Loughton, Essex