Premier star charged with 8 rapes: faces life imprisonment

Premier star charged with 8 rapes: faces life imprisonment

During the trial, one of the women accusing him revealed gruesome details: “He forcibly entered the shower with me. He was naked”

The process restarts a Benjamin Mendy, Manchester City player accused of sexual assault and rape by multiple women. The hearings continued and the jury was able to hear the testimony of one of the prosecutors, who gave gory details of the affair. Mendy risks a lot: According to the trade press, he could even be sentenced to life imprisonment.

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there Crown Court of Chester resumed the process on Benjamin Mendy. The Manchester City player has been charged with aggravated sexual assault, eight rapes (plus one unsuccessful attempt) between 2018 and 2021. According to Marca newspaper, the jury (eight men and six women) heard the story of a woman who remembered the events that took place in 2018. “She told me that as soon as my boyfriend was distracted, she would kidnap me. At first I thought he was joking, but then I understood his intentions,” said the woman, who tells in detail what happened in the player’s house. After a party, she spent the night at the Mendy’s Mansion (renamed the Villa of Horrors and where the victims were kidnapped, according to the indictment) along with her boyfriend.

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But the next morning, while the woman was showering in the bathroom, Mendy suddenly entered the toilet threateningly: “I felt his presence. I don’t know how, but I felt his presence. I was shocked. I just wanted to get a towel. He stopped me and tried to take off my towel. I kept pushing him away, but he grabbed me, took off his boxers and showed me his penis. He had a predatory look in his eyes. He kept saying not to worry,” explained the woman who explained this in his account Mendy pinned her to the bed as she yelled at him to stop. The woman then explained that she does not remember how the affair ended, only that she managed to take her clothes and escape by calling a taxi. On January 13, 2022, he reported the incident to Walworth Police, sparking the process. Mendy, who has always pleaded innocent, takes the risk 5 to 20 years in prisonbut according to the Spanish newspaper, he could also be sentenced to life imprisonment.