Man City Player, Benjamin Mendy Charged With 4 Counts Of Rape And Sexual Assault

August 27, 2021
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Manchester City defender, Benjamin Mendy has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Man City Player, Benjamin Mendy Charged With 4 Counts Of Rape And Sexual Assault

Cheshire Police said in a statement said the 27-year-old defender has been remanded in custody and will appear at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

“The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Cheshire Constabulary to charge a man in connection with allegations of sexual assault. Benjamin Mendy, aged 27, has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

“The charges relate to three complainants over the age of 16 and are alleged to have taken place between October 2020 and August 2021. Mendy has been remanded in police custody and is set to appear at Chester magistrates’ court on Friday 27 August.

“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. It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice ongoing proceedings.”

Manchester City Suspends Benjamin Mendy

In a statement on Thursday, Man City also confirmed that they have suspended Mendy in light of the charges, adding that they cannot make any further comment until the legal process is complete.

“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 statement reads.

Benjamin Mendy joined Man City from Monaco in 2017 and has won the Premier League three times and the English League Cup twice.

KanyiDaily had also reported how Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire was arrested for ‘attacking police officers outside a bar’ on the Greek island of Mykonos, Greece.

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