Benjamin Mendy: The reasons for his release on bail

Accused of committing seven rapes and one sexual assault, the French footballer was released on bail on Friday after a court hearing.

Benjamin Mendy released on bail

A new twist in the Benjamin Mendy case. While the Manchester City defender was transferred to a new prison this week, the British justice system has authorised his release on bail, as reported by AFP. The decision follows a court hearing held on Friday 7 January.

No reason has yet been given for the decision, but we will keep you updated as soon as more information becomes available. As a reminder, the 2018 World Champion is accused of committing seven rapes and one sexual assault on several women, including a minor.

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