Update: Man City star Benjamin Mendy charged with two additional counts of rape
Manchester City defender, Benjamin Mendy has been charged with two more rapes after another woman came forward and accused him of attacking her.
The French international star, 27, is now accused with six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault in total with the alleged victims claiming they were abused at his £5million mansion in Prestbury, Cheshire.
The Crown Prosecution Service says the charges relate to four women over the age of 16 who claim they were attacked between October 2020 and August 2021.
Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 40, of Eccles, Greater Manchester, was also charged with two additional counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. This means he is also charged with six counts of rape and sexual assault.
The two men have both been summonsed to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court tomorrow. A trial is set for January next year but could now be delayed by the new charges.
Mendy, of Prestbury, Cheshire, who moved to the reigning champions for £52million in 2017, has been on remand at HMP Altcourse in Liverpool after first being charged with sex attacks in August.
A court heard previously that the alleged attacks are said to have happened at his home address in Prestbury.
Mendy was suspended by Manchester City after being charged by police, pending an investigation.
Matturie is also in custody. Both men are scheduled to go on trial on January 24, 2022.
Mendy earns £90,000 a week and lives in a £5million mansion in Prestbury, an upmarket village near Manchester popular with fellow players.
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