Senegal where the capital city – Dakar has resumed tight security over the expected appearance of the opposition leader Ousmane Sonko in the rape case filed against him by a beauty salon employee Adji Sarr.
Ms. Sarr also accused the opposition politician of repeated death threats.
However, reports suggest that Sonko who should have presented himself to the court on Monday, May 15th ahead of Today’s hearing is still in Zinguinchoir – a town where he is the mayor.
Currently security operatives are stationed in strategic points in the city center.
Maty Sy has more in this report.