Dakar mayor charged with embezzlement

Khalifah Sall, mayor of Senegal's capital, along with three other officials, has been charged with embezzling $2.8m. Hundreds gathered outside the courthouse in protest and riot police were deployed.

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    Khalifah Sall, mayor of Senegal's capital, along with three other officials, has been charged with embezzling $2.8 million.

    Hundreds gathered outside the courthouse in protest and riot police were deployed.

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar.


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