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Tobijah

(tōbī`jə), in the Bible. 1 Teacher of the Law. 2 Emissary to Jerusalem from the Jews in Babylon.
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From left, Tobijah Thompson, Ramez Murtaza Hasham Ali and Ezra Scott
Tobijah Thompson was found guilty of stabbing Daniel in the neck by unanimous verdict at Warwick Crown Court exactly a year after the fatal attack in Society nightclub in Coventry city centre.
Tobijah Thompson, 25, stands accused of Daniel's murder and also stabbing two of his friends, Niall Kavanagh and Nigel Mkhwananzi, with intent to cause them grievous bodily harm.
And Michael Borelli QC urged the jury at Warwick Crown Court to find Tobijah Thompson not guilty of murdering 18-year-old Daniel, who died after being stabbed in the neck at Society nightclub in Coventry.
Tobijah Thompson admitted he was "angry" after being punched in the face at the start of violence inside Society nightclub that eventually led to the 18-year-old's death.
The others are Tobijah Thompson, 25, who is from Birmingham but was living at an address in Towpath Close, Bedworth, at the time; Hasham Ali, 19, of Amberley Green, Great Barr; Ramez Murtaza, 21, of Bordesley Green East, Bordesley Green; and Ezra Scott, 32, of Hawksyard Road, Erdington.
Tobijah Thompson told detectives: "I don't know anything about any stabbings" when being quizzed over the death of 18-yearold Daniel at Society nightclub in Coventry.
Tobijah Thompson, Hasham Ali, Ramez Murtaza, Ezra Scott and Zaker Khan, who are all from Birmingham, are accused of murder.
Tobijah Thompson, Hasham Ali, Ramez Murtaza, Ezra Scott and Zaker Khan, who are all from Birmingham, also face charges of wounding two other men with intent to cause them grievous bodily harm and violent disorder and assaulting a fourth alleged victim, causing him actual bodily harm.
The five men accused of Daniel's murder are Tobijah Thompson, Hasham Ali, Ramez Murtaza, Ezra Scott and Zaker Khan, who are all from Birmingham.
The five men standing trial accused of his murder are Tobijah Thompson, Hasham Ali, Ramez Murtaza, Zaker Khan and Ezra Scott.