Benjamin Mendy has appeared in court to face a new allegation of attempted rape. Mendy signed with Manchester City in the summer of 2017 for £50 million from Monaco.
Benjamin Mendy has appeared in court to face a new attempted rape charge, according to Sky Sports. The defender appeared in Chester Crown Court. A judge ruled that the French international’s new attempted rape charge can now be reported.
The 27-year-old is now facing nine charges in total, including seven counts of rape against six alleged victims. Judge Patrick Thompson urged lawyers at the pre-trial hearing to ensure that there is no delay and that the case is ready for trial. The trial is scheduled to begin on July 25 and is expected to last up to six weeks.
Benjamin Mendy, is accused of nine offences relating to six alleged victims. They include seven counts of rape relating to four women, one of sexual assault and the latest charge, one of attempted rape involving a new complainant.
From late 2020 to August 2021, all charges are imposed.