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Gabriel Bringye murder: Six teenagers to face trial over mini-cab driver’s killing

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 12/05/2021 Barney Davis

Six teenagers charged with plotting to steal taxi driver’s vehicles are to face trial for the murder of a driver who was fatally stabbed in his car.

Gabriel Bringye, 37, was discovered collapsed having suffered a knife wound inside his cab on Jarrow Road, Tottenham, about 7.20pm on February 17.

Mr Bringye, a Romanian national who was planning his wedding for later this year, was pronounced dead at the scene 40 minutes later.

On Wednesday, a number of youths, aged between 15 and 18, appeared at the Old Bailey for a hearing in the case.

All six defendants are charged with the murder of Mr Bringye and conspiring together to rob taxi drivers of their vehicles on February 17.

Two 16-year-olds are also charged with robbing a teenage girl of an iPhone on the same date.

A 15-year-old youth is accused of receiving stolen goods in relation to the iPhone.

During the hearing, Judge Anthony Leonard QC set a trial of up to 10 weeks for November 29 at the Old Bailey.

None of the defendants were asked to enter pleas to the charges.

The defendants, one aged 15, three aged 16, one aged 17 and one aged 18, have been remanded into custody.

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