Benjamin Mendy’s trial continues this Monday, September 5. At the helm, the sixth plaintiff spoke out and in particular sent the footballer’s lawyer for a walk, according to BFMTV reports.
In August 2021, Benjamin Mendy was placed in preventive detention after several allegations of rape against him. Eight complainants referred to events that would have occurred between October 2018 and August 2021. The hearings began on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, and a sixth complainant was heard on Monday, September 5. In command, the young woman lost her calm, according to BFMTV reports. After talking about an evening that took place in July 2021, she was questioned by Benjamin Mendy’s lawyer. “I woke up and he was on top of me.She first defended herself against Eleanor Laws, who implied that the relationship between her and her client was consensual.You were having fun, right?“, continued the lawyer, to which the main interested party, between tears, replied: “I wasn’t having fun, we were just playing“. Subsequently, Eleanor Laws insists that this sixth victim He returned eleven times to the home of the Manchester City player after an alleged rape. The lawyer assures that, in his place, he would never have returned. “I’m here to talk about the night I woke up to find someone having sex with me, I’m not here to be questioned.“Replied the alleged victim, who had a hard time holding back her tears.
At the helm, the alleged victim is very upset. When images of this evening at Benjamin Mendy are broadcast, the young woman has “burst into tears“, explains BFMTV. At the beginning of her interrogation, she had first indicated that she had had “consensual sex two or three months“before the alleged rape”.We did have sex, but it was a one night stand.“, she continued before assuring that she was sober at the time of the events. A few months later, she went to Benjamin Mendy’s house after being invited by Louis Saha Matturie, the player’s co-defendant, who would have contacted her to through the Snapchat application. During this night, the sixth complainant took advantage of his evening and drank “a glass and a half of champagne“Tired, she remembers being directed to a bedroom”by a man so she can sleep“. Although he says he has no memory, he adds that he woke up with Benjamin Mendy”about me“. The footballer would have had”sex with her from behind, without having touched the subject before“. She had come with a friend who had also filed complaints against the two men, assuring that she had been raped.
Benjamin Mendy: what sanction does he incur?
Benjamin Mendy’s trial began on August 10. the footballer is accused of rape and sexual assault by eight women. Events that would have taken place mainly in his large mansion in Prestbury, Cheshire, where it is particularly isolated from the neighborhood. Six alleged victims have spoken out so far. As a reminder, the player is risking life in prison and has decided plead not guilty to all charges against you. He is tried in the company of Louis Saha Matturie who would be his accomplice. For now, they both remain presumption of innocence of the facts imputed to him until the final judgment.
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