Frenchman held in Dakar over ‘insulting’ Islam

A French national has been remanded in custody in Senegal over charges of “insulting” Islam, judicial sources told AFP on Saturday.

The Frenchman appeared before a judge on Thursday, and has been remanded in custody and held at the main prison in Dakar since, one source said.

“He had an argument with his boss and he insulted the Prophet (Mohammed), the Koran and all the Muslim community,” the source added.

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