Gene Gallagher and Sonny Starkey, along with their friend Noah Ponte, are scheduled to stand trial in 2022 over assault charges stemming from a 2019 incident.
AceShowbiz –Liam Gallagher‘s son and the grandkid of Ringo Starr are set to stand trial next spring (22) amid allegations of assault.
Gene Gallagher and Sonny Starkey, along with model Noah Ponte, are all accused of attacking shop staff at a Tesco Express store in north London in May, 2019.
The incident began when Ponte allegedly stole a can of beer and spewed racial abuse at South Asian staffmember Shvium Patel.
The three youths then reportedly attacked Patel and fellow co-worker Hiran Rajput, and they have each since been charged with affray.
In addition, Ponte is facing counts of theft and assault by beating, as well as racially aggravated assault – a charge also shared by Gallagher, whose mother is All Saints singer Nicole Appleton.
Meanwhile, Starkey has been slapped with two charges of assault.
The defendants each pleaded not guilty in November, and on Friday (16Jul21), they learned their trial will begin at Wood Green Crown Court on 28 March. It is expected to last up to eight days.
The trio will remain free on bail until the trial.
Gene Gallagher was accompanied to the hearing by The Prodigy‘s Liam Howlett who’s married to mom Nicole while Sonny Starkey was supported in court by his father Jason.
Neither of their famous relatives made any comments regarding the alleged incident nor they attended the hearing.
Liam Gallagher also has another son Lennon from his first marriage to Patsy Kensit. Lennon followed in his father’s footsteps as a musician.
Liam additionally has two daughters.
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