Manchester City footballer, Benjamin Mendy remanded in custody on charges of rape & sexual assault of three women

Manchester City footballer, Benjamin Mendy remanded in custody on charges of rape and sexual assault. The defender has been accused by three women for such acts.

His club Manchester City suspended him after the news. He has been charged with four counts of rape and one sexual assault.

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Mendy who is 27years appeared yesterday before Chester Magistrates Court. He is accused of three counts of rape in October 2020, rape of another woman in January 2021 and sexual assault of woman August 2021.

“Cheshire

Constabulary and the Crown Prosecution Service would like to remind everyone that criminal proceedings against Mendy are live and that, he has a right to a fair trial” a police spokes person revealed.

His club said in a statement that Mendy has been suspended since his case is subjected to ‘a legal process ‘

“Manchester City can confirm that following his being charged by police today, Benjamin Mendy has been suspended pending an investigation. The matter is subject to a legal process and the club is therefore unable to make further comment until that process is complete ” the club said

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