On the road that runs along the sea, in the torpor of this Saturday afternoon, the car spins. The streets are quiet in Dakar and the Renault 25 is traveling at nearly 80 km/h on the western corniche. The driver of the vehicle, a member of the security forces named Abdou Aziz Ngom, activates his flashing light and slows down to engage in the rue des Ambassadeurs, located on his right. At his side, at the front of the car, Chief Brigadier Momar Niang. Both are responsible for ensuring the security of Babacar Sèye, who left his offices at the Constitutional Council around 3 p.m. to return to his home in the Sicap district.
As the Renault 25 was about to turn, the little black Peugeot following it suddenly overtook it. the left. Inside, three men and four automatic pistols trained on their target. The shots rang out, targeting the right rear seat of the vehicle, where Babacar Sèye was seated. Hit in the left temple and knee, he collapsed on the bench. The magistrate was immediately taken to the main hospital in Dakar, but it was too late. His death is officially announced within an hour. We are on May 15, 1993 and the vice-president of the Senegalese Constitutional Council comes to be assassinated.
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