Two men appear at Old Bailey charged with murder of Jordan Bari

11:55 18 October 2016

Jordan Bari

Jordan Bari


Two men have appeared in court this morning charged with the murder of martial artist Jordan Bari.

Abdallah Salaheedin, 28, of Spring Gardens, Highbury, and Bobby Lawrence, 21, of Canonbury Street, Canonbury, stood before the Old Bailey charged with murder and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.

Both were remanded in custody to return and enter a plea on January 10.

A talented Tang Soo Do fighter, Jordan, 20, trained for many years at the London Black Belt Academy at Newham Leisure Centre, in Prince Regent Lane, Beckton.

He was shot answering a door in Bethnal Green on October 3.

A 29-year-old and a 21-year-old man were arrested at the scene in connection with his death but were subsequently released with no further action.

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