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Senegalese journalist faces criminal charges

Jun 18, 2020, 12:08 PM

Journalist Cheikh Yerim Seck will be charged and placed under judicial supervision, local media in Senegal announced. According to Iradio, it will be after his face-to-face meeting with a judge.

In custody since last Monday, the boss of YerimPost and also the creator of Un Café Avec, is being prosecuted for spreading false news and contempt in the exercise of his functions.

In other words, a warrant will not be issued.  He will be able to stay at home after his indictment but will remain at the disposal of the Justice who can summon him at any time for the needs of the investigation.

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