It appears that all 4 defendants have pleaded 'not guilty' to 2 counts each of GBH with Intent.
The news has also been picked up by The Truth About Mehdi Zand 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.