May 22 2013 Latest news:
by Flora Drury
Friday, July 6, 2012
Two men accused of gunning down a man in Turnpike Lane earlier this year have denied murder.
Yunis Sagir, 23, and Ozan Toprak, 27,denied killing 32-year-old Ali Armagan - who bled to death after he was hit by a bullet in the neck as he sat in a car in Langham Parade at about 3.30pm on February 1.
Sagir and Toprak appeared for a brief hearing at the Old Bailey via videolink, during which they spoke only to confirm their names and enter formal not guilty pleas to a single charge of murder.
A further charge of attempted murder relating to an unnamed passenger in the vehicle has been dropped.
Sagir, of Progress Way, Wood Green, and Toprak, of Stowe Place, South Tottenham, were remanded in custody until their trial on February 4 next year.