Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal

Anti-riot police deploy during a protest calling for clarity and justice over a report alleging Senegalese President Macky Sall's brother, Aliou Sall, who had been involved in fraud related to two offshore gas blocks developed by British Petroleum (BP) in Dakar, Senegal June 14, 2019, REUTERS/Sylvain Cherkaoui

DAKAR (Reuters) – Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president’s brother was involved in fraud related to two offshore gas blocks developed by BP PLC. Prosecutors have said they will open an investigation following […]

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