Manchester City’s Mendy charged with two extra counts of rape

Mendy, 27, faces six allegations of rape in all after initially being charged with 4 counts in August.

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been charged with two extra counts of rape along with earlier prices of rape and sexual assault, English prosecutors have stated.

The 27-year-old has been in custody since August after a variety of bail purposes had been made however refused by judges.

Mendy was initially charged on August 26, with three counts of rape regarding an alleged incident in October 2020 and with the sexual assault of a lady in early January this 12 months.

He was additionally charged with raping a lady in August this 12 months.

The alleged assaults are stated to have occurred at his home handle on Withinlee Road in Prestbury, Cheshire.

Another man, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, has been charged with two extra counts of rape and one depend of sexual assault in relation to the alleged assaults.

“The CPS has authorised Cheshire Constabulary to charge two men in connection with additional allegations of serious sexual assault,” the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) stated in a press release on Tuesday.

“Cheshire Constabulary and the Crown Prosecution Service would like to remind everyone that criminal proceedings … are live and that they have a right to a fair trial,” the assertion added.

Mendy’s legal professionals have beforehand strenuously denied the allegations.

Both will seem on the Stockport Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, and are scheduled to go on trial on January 24, 2022.

France worldwide Mendy signed for Manchester City from Ligue 1 aspect AS Monaco in 2017 for a payment within the area of 52 million kilos ($71.32m).

He final performed for City towards Tottenham Hotspur on August 15 and was suspended later that month. The World Cup winner has additionally gained the Premier League 3 times and the English League Cup twice.