Woman had ‘sex with Jack Grealish’ the night she was ‘raped by Benjamin Mendy’s friend’, court hears | UK News

A woman had sex with England star Jack Grealish on the night she was allegedly raped by Benjamin Mendy’s friend, a court has heard.

Grealish, 27, and his Manchester City team-mate had been at the China White nightclub before going back to Mendy’s Cheshire mansion in Prestbury when the women were attacked, Chester Crown Court heard.

One, 23, said she was raped by Mendy’s co-accused, Louis Saha Matturie, 41, in a car as they went to get more drinks.

She told another girl, 17, who claims 28-year-old Mendy raped her, that she had also had sex with Grealish, the court was told.

Both Mendy and Matturie deny multiple sexual offenses against a number of young women.

On Friday, jurors were played a police interview of the young woman who accused Mendy and Matturie of rape.

Seventeen at the time, she says Mendy raped her twice in his home during the gathering.

After leaving the Manchester nightclub in the early hours of August 23 last year, the teenager took a taxi with three other girls and one of Matturie’s friends to Mendy’s house, where the girls had their mobile phones taken away before going inside. the court was told. .

It is then alleged that Matturie led the 23-year-old woman away “hand in hand” to get more alcohol because, the witness told police, “Jack had asked for vodka”.

Matturie then allegedly raped the 23-year-old in the car they used to go to a shop before returning to the house.

Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy arrives at Chester Crown Court charged with eight counts of rape, one count of sexual assault and one count of attempted rape involving seven young women.  Photo date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022.
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Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy

The 17-year-old told police: “I asked her what happened. I took her to the toilet. She’s completely distraught, hysterical.

“She just told me she fell asleep in the car and woke up feeling him push into her.”

The teenager told police she felt “uncomfortable” and didn’t know what to do, but had no phone to call for help.

Later, in a lounge area, she said Mendy began “checking her out” before leading her to an office with a secure lock.

Inside the office, Mendy allegedly raped the teenager twice.

She told police: “We didn’t talk about sex beforehand and afterwards we didn’t talk about it.

“There was nothing of the sort to suggest that we were to engage in sex.”

Afterward, the 17-year-old went to find the 23-year-old woman and found her in a lounge.

She told police: “She told me she had sex with Jack.

“I don’t know if it was consent or not. I don’t know what it was. But she talked about it.

“I know it was after I’d been with Ben because after she’d slept with Ben too.

“She had been taken up to a room with Ben. This was a bedroom.”

Louis Saha Matturie, 40, arrives at Chester Crown Court charged with eight counts of rape and four counts of sexual assault involving eight young women.  Photo date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022.
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Louis Saha Matturie

The teenager said she was raped in a movie theater by Matturie after being raped by Mendy.

She said she saw Grealish “passed out” in the house.

She said she was raped again by Matturie in a flat in Manchester on the same day.

Mendy denies seven counts of rape, one count of attempted rape and one count of sexual assault against six young women.

Matturie, of Eccles, Salford, denies six counts of rape and three counts of sexual assault involving seven young women.

Both men say that if sex took place with women or girls, it was consensual.

The trial continues.

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