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Benjamin Mendy Released On Bail After Being Charged With Four Counts Of Rape

Benjamin Mendy has been released on bail after being charged with 'raping four different women' and 'sexually assaulting a fifth'. 
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Benjamin Mendy has been released on bail after being charged with ‘raping four different women’ and ‘sexually assaulting a fifth’. 

The Manchester City footballer, who spent a total of 134 days in prison, appeared at a hearing at Chester Crown Court where the decision was made to bail him until a further hearing on January 24.

Judge Patrick Thompson reportedly listed conditions he must abide by, including living at his home address, surrendering his passport, and agreeing not to contact any of the accusers.

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He reportedly responded: “Okay.”

The alleged incidents are said to have happened between October 2020 and August 2021.

The 27-year-old joined the premier league club from Monaco in 2017 for a reported £52m. He was suspended after being charged, pending the investigation.

Mendy was originally held at HMP Altcourse prison in Liverpool before reportedly being transferred to Strangeways prison in Manchester for his personal safety.

He was joined at the hearing by co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, who has been charged with six counts of rape and sexual assault.

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On Twitter, people reacted to the news, with one saying: “Seven counts of rape and one count of sexual assault, and yet @benmendy23 gets to go home?

“Any average person facing those allegations wouldn’t see the light of day, disgusting and just plain wrong.”

Another added: “Someone explain to me how Benjamin Mendy has been granted bail?!”

“Please don’t ask why women don’t come forward earlier. The justice system for violence against women is a joke,” a third commented.

Pitching in, a fourth said: “How on earth has Benjamin Mendy been released on bail after seven counts of rape? What a f***ing joke.”

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