Man City player Benjamin Mendy cleared of one count of rape

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Manchester City player Benjamin Mendy was discovered not responsible Tuesday on a cost of rape of a 19-year-old girl.

The verdict was given by a jury on the course of a decide at Chester Crown Court in northwest England. Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, was additionally cleared of two counts of rape and one of sexual assault towards the identical girl after the prosecution provided no additional proof towards the defendants on these 4 counts. Judge Stephen Everett warned jurors to not speculate as to why the prosecution had determined to not pursue responsible verdicts in relation to the costs involved and to proceed to “faithfully” attempt the defendants on the a number of prices they nonetheless face.

The rape cost dropped towards Mendy associated to an alleged incident at his dwelling on July 24.Mendy nonetheless faces seven counts of rape, one count of tried rape and one count of sexual assault towards six younger girls. Prosecutors have alleged Mendy is a “predator” who “turned the pursuit of girls for intercourse right into a sport.”

Matturie, Mendy’s good friend, is alleged to have had the job of discovering younger girls to have intercourse with Mendy. Matturie denies six counts of rape and three counts of sexual assault referring to seven younger girls. Both males say if any intercourse did happen with girls or women, it was consensual.

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