Two men deny murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich
Pair remanded in custody to face trial at Old Bailey on November 18th
Two men have denied the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby on a street in Woolwich, London, in May of this year. Photograph: British Ministry of Defence/PA Wire
Two men have denied the murder of a British soldier on a street in Woolwich, London, in May of this year.
They also each denied attempting to murder a police officer on May 22, the day of Fusilier Rigby’s death, and conspiracy to murder a police officer on or before that day.
Both wearing red T-shirts and pale trousers, they appeared from separate rooms for today’s hearing.
Adebolajo, from Romford in Essex, has asked to be known as Mujaahid Abu Hamza in court, while Adebowale, from Greenwich, southeast London, has asked to be called Ismail Ibn Abdullah.
The pair were remanded in custody to face trial at the Old Bailey on November 18th.