Man City player, Benjamin Mendy charged with rape by constabulary

 

Manchester City player, Benjamin Mendy's football career is about to crumble, due to the allegations of rape laid against him from three different people. Three complainants filed a lawsuit of rape against Mendy. The filed case was carried out by Cheshire Constabulary. Due to Mendy's inability to clear his name, he was suspended from his club.

Mendy's hearing is scheduled to take place on Friday, August 27th, 2021. The news was disclosed through a statement issued by Cheshire Constabulary.

The statement reads, "

said: "The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) 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."

Speaking also on Mendy's case, Manchester City management said, "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."

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