A new article from the Watford Observer says that Mehdi Zand and the other three men arrested after an incident in Rickmansworth have all pleaded 'not guilty'. Each person is charged with 2 counts of GBH with Intent.
The same article (copied below) has also appeared in the Ealing Times.
The news has also been picked up by The Truth About The World of Yaad blog.
Men Deny Rickmansworth Assault
12:15pm Tuesday 13th January 2009
By Neil Skinner
Four men have denied involvement in a violent assault at a Rickmansworth restaurant.
The men were arrested after an incident at the Blue Fire Restaurant, in Money Hill Parade, on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 12, during which two men were seriously injured.
Mehdi Zand, Francesco Zand, and Mohammed Kashefi, all of Tower Hill, Chipperfield, appeared with Hamid Mokaram-Afshari, of Northolt, at St Albans Crown Court yesterday afternoon.
All pleaded not guilty to two charges of wounding with intent to cause GBH and were remanded in custody for trial on Monday, July 6.