#sports Benjamin Mendy: Defender allegedly 'held rape victim's hands behind her back and said "don't move"'

#sports Benjamin Mendy: Defender allegedly ‘held rape victim’s hands behind her back and said “don’t move”‘

#sports activities Benjamin Mendy: Defender allegedly ‘held rape victim’s hands behind her back and said “don’t move”‘

Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy raped a youngster as he held her hands behind her back and informed her: ‘Don’t transfer, do not transfer’, a courtroom heard yesterday.

The alleged sufferer, who was 19 on the time, claimed she was attacked in July final 12 months after a pool celebration on the Manchester City defender’s £4.8 million house in Prestbury, Cheshire.

A jury at Chester Crown Court watched a video interview the alleged sufferer gave to police in September final 12 months wherein she said she and a buddy had been ingesting at a Manchester nightclub earlier than going back to Mendy’s house, The Spinney.

She said she had been ingesting vodka, tequila and champagne on the membership earlier than going back to the home to proceed the celebration within the pool the place she said she was ‘eight out of ten’ drunk.

The girl, who’s now 20, said: ‘I used to be fairly drunk by this level. I bear in mind being within the pool with boys we had not met earlier than. Everyone was within the pool however I do not bear in mind leaving the pool room.

‘Then I bear in mind I used to be in the lounge with Ben. My first reminiscence was I used to be on a settee and Ben was behind me. 

‘He had maintain of each my hands behind me and he was having intercourse with me and saying “don’t move, don’t move”. He said it three or 4 instances.

‘I used to be laid on my entrance and I used to be making an attempt to maneuver away. I bear in mind I couldn’t get my hands in entrance of me. 

‘I used to be a bit scared and I bear in mind feeling uncomfortable. I used to be eager to stand up and not be in that state of affairs. I might really feel him within me and his hands holding on to me – fairly robust.’

Mendy, and his co-accused buddy and fixer Louis Saha Matturie, 41, each deny the fees and have said any intercourse had been consensual. 

Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy raped a teenager as he held her hands behind her back and told her: 'Don't move, don't move', a court heard yesterday

Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy raped a youngster as he held her hands behind her back and informed her: ‘Don’t transfer, do not transfer’, a courtroom heard yesterday

A jury at Chester Crown Court watched a video interview the alleged victim gave to police in September last year in which she said she and a friend had been drinking at a Manchester nightclub before going back to Mendy's £4.8m home, The Spinney

A jury at Chester Crown Court watched a video interview the alleged sufferer gave to police in September final 12 months wherein she said she and a buddy had been ingesting at a Manchester nightclub earlier than going back to Mendy’s £4.8m house, The Spinney

The alleged victim, who was 19 at the time, claimed she was attacked in July last year after a pool party at the Manchester City defender's £4.8 million home in Prestbury, Cheshire (pictured)

The alleged sufferer, who was 19 on the time, claimed she was attacked in July final 12 months after a pool celebration on the Manchester City defender’s £4.8 million house in Prestbury, Cheshire (pictured) 

The witness said the subsequent factor she remembered was waking up in mattress with Mendy subsequent to her.

She said: ‘I bear in mind waking up and seeing him stroll out of the room, we didn’t say something to one another. I don’t suppose he knew I used to be awake but.’

The girl said that she went to search for the jogging bottoms she had been carrying and Mendy’s buddy and alleged fixer Matturie said they had been in Mendy’s trophy room.

She said: ‘I used to be fairly shocked as a result of I don’t bear in mind taking them off and I don’t bear in mind being within the trophy room.’

The witness said that she had met Mendy earlier than at events in Matturie’s flat in Salford.

She said: ‘I knew he performed soccer for Manchester City and that he was French as a result of Saha was French as nicely.’

The witness said that she had come ahead to police after a buddy revealed her allegations of rape in opposition to Mendy by saying: ‘I grew to become one of many 97 p.c.’

She said this referred to the share of girls who had been raped or sexually assaulted.

The courtroom heard that the police informed her that two different males on the celebration claimed that that they had had intercourse with her that night time.

The witness said: ‘I used to be fairly shocked after they said that. It wouldn’t have been a selection that I might have made. I didn’t know them that nicely or had relationships with them.’

The trial, which is scheduled to last four months, continues at Chester Crown Court (pictured)

The trial, which is scheduled to final 4 months, continues at Chester Crown Court (pictured)

The jury has been informed {that a} forensic examination of her underwear recovered from the trophy room contained Matturie’s DNA which led to Matturie being charged with her rape in addition to Mendy.

In a second interview, the girl claimed that she was raped by Matturie a second time simply over every week later after going to a celebration on the Salford flat.

She said that folks on the celebration had advised getting ‘balloons’, which the jury was informed had been for inhaling nitrous oxide.

The girl said she and Matturie went to a different residence to get some balloons. They went right into a bed room and Matturie advised having ‘a success’.

Co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 41, of Eccles, Salford, denies eight counts of rape and four counts of sexual assault, relating to eight young women

Co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 41, of Eccles, Salford, denies eight counts of rape and 4 counts of sexual assault, regarding eight younger ladies

She said:’ As I used to be doing a success, it made me really feel mild headed, dizzy and unstable.

‘He pulled my costume up and continued to the touch me and have intercourse with me. I didn’t actually say something and he didn’t say something afterwards, both.’

The witness said that the next night time she had gone back to Mendy’s home to affix a buddy who was having dinner there and Saha had sexually assaulted her on a settee by grabbing her backside.

The girl said that weeks later she phoned Matturie simply earlier than Mendy was arrested by Cheshire police to inform him that she didn’t need any extra to do with him.

She said: ‘I informed him I had heard issues about different women and he said that women simply do it to get cash due to who Ben is and they sleep with him.

‘I said I didn’t suppose women would make issues up and I said we’d not stick with it seeing him. He began to cry and said women at all times do that to attempt to make them look dangerous.

‘I said that we didn’t really feel snug any extra and we weren’t going to place ourselves in that place any extra round him and Ben.’

Mendy, 28, denies eight counts of rape, one tried rape and 4 sexual assaults.

Matturie, 41, from Eccles, Greater Manchester denies eight rape and 4 sexual assaults.

The trial continues.

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