Custom officer shoots and kill protester31 Dec 2018, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
A customs officer shot and killed a protester in the village of Sekoto, in the eastern province of Saraya, during a clash with a group of local residents following authorities’ seizure of unregulated gold mining equipment.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Senegal|
|Date of Occurrence||13 Feb 2017|
|Security Agents Involved||Senegalese Customs|
|Rights Implicated||Right to life and freedom of assembly|
The two customs officers involved in the case were taken into custody pending an investigation, which was still pending at year’s end.