Two defendants, represented by Sam Parham and Michael Goold, have been acquitted of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after an eight-day trial at Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court.
Haroon Sahebzada, 34, and Jatinder Mann, 32, were found not guilty of stabbing a man in a violent street incident in Feltham and causing a serious chest wound which was deemed life-threatening and required emergency medical intervention. The incident was said to have followed an earlier fight at the Virgin Active Gym at Twickenham Rugby Stadium.
Both defendants maintained that they had been the victims of an attack, that they were unarmed throughout and that the wound had been caused accidentally by the complainant or one of his associates.
The case has received local media coverage.
Haroon Sahebzada was represented by Sam Parham and Jatinder Mann by Michael Goold; both were instructed by Narendra Metha of Mackenzie & Co. solicitors.