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Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City Footballer Accused Of Another Rape

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Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy is a Manchester City star who was born on July 17, 1994, in Longjumeau, France. He attended Le Havre, the same football academy that his teammate Paul Pogba attended, and signed his first professional contract with Ligue 2 club in 2011.

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Benjamin Mendy joined Manchester City from Monaco in 2017. Photograph: Matt McNulty/Manchester City FC/Getty Images

Benjamin Mendy: Manchester City Footballer Accused Of Another Rape

Mendy is standing trial on three different sexual offense charges. Sexual assault or rape is a serious criminal offense globally that can land a person in many years jail term.

On 26 August 2021, Cheshire Constabulary charged Mendy with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault and remanded him in custody. The charges relate to alleged offenses against two different women and a girl aged over 16 and under 18, between October 2020 and August 2021.

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Benjamin Mendy
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He was refused his application for bail, as he had broken prior bail conditions imposed that he should not host any house parties. Manchester City suspended him pending a trial.

Mendy appeared in court on 10 September and was remanded in custody to next appear on 15 November. On 16 November 2021, Mendy was charged with two further counts of rape.

In December Mendy was charged with a further count of rape allegedly perpetrated against a new complainant in July 2021, leading to a total number of charges at seven counts of rape and one of sexual assault which relates to five women. His trial date was moved from January 2022 to June or August 2022.

 



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