April 23 2014 Latest news:
Friday, January 31, 2014
Four men have pleaded not guilty to killing a father-of-two from Chigwell during an alleged armed raid.
Shammi Atwal, 45, was hit by a lorry outside his drinks wholesale company, Glenn and Company Limited, in Barking on October 14.
It is claimed he was struggling with a group carrying sledgehammers and iron bars.
Vidmantas Gonskoves, 26, of Grange Road, Plaistow; Farhan Sheikh, 38, of Thornhill Gardens, Barking; Reiniks Kivers, 28, and Aurimas Diliunas, 27, both of no fixed address, today denied manslaughter and conspiracy to rob at the Old Bailey.
They will be tried on April 7.