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Woman denies 'honeytrap' murder

Andrew Wanogho
Miss Barrie denied luring Andrew Wanogho to his death

A woman has denied being part of a "honeytrap" which saw a man lured to his death in south east London.

At the Old Bailey Sereata Barrie, 29, denied Andrew Wanogho was going to her Brockley flat for sex, saying instead it was to pick up a kilo of cannabis.

The prosecution said Mr Wanogho was shot dead outside her flat after being "set up" by her and Delphon Nicholas.

Miss Barrie, Mr Nicholas, Trevor Dennie, Michael Williams and Erran Cato all deny the murder on 8 April 2006.

Mr Nicholas is accused of orchestrating the murder from his cell at Belmarsh prison using a smuggled mobile phone.

He has already admitted using the phone on the night of the murder but claimed he was arranging a drug deal with Miss Barrie and Mr Dennie.

Sexual relationships

Miss Barrie, who has an 11-year-old daughter, admitted she had sexual relationships with Mr Wanogho, Mr Nicholas, Mr Dennie and Mr Dennie's brother in the past.

She also admitted planning to make pornographic films in a project known as Black Booty Movies.

But Nigel Rumfitt QC, defending, asked her: "How did the men treat you at the time?"

"Not very good," she replied.

He said: "You referred to people using you for sex?"

"Yes," she replied.

Mr Rumfitt said: "The prosecution says these (mobile phone) calls are you offering sex (to Mr Wanogho). Is that true?"

She replied no, saying instead that "they were about the kilo of weed he wanted".

Rap lyrics

Mr Rumfitt also asked her about the lyrics to a rap song which were discovered at her flat after her arrest in July 2006.

He said: "It's about a woman dressed up to the nines going to a hotel and luring a man to his death. Did you write it?"

"Yes," she replied.

"When did you write it?" he asked.

"After watching the film The Assassin in 1998 or 1999," she said, before adding that the movie, starring Bridget Fonda, was a US remake of a French film called Nikita, which was about a female assassin.

Later, under cross examination by counsel for Mr Nicholas, Miss Barrie said she was buying the kilo of cannabis from Mr Nicholas for 3,500 and selling it to Mr Wanogho for 3,700.

The trial continues.





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