Ousmane Sonko faces a rape accusation that sparked violent protests with his supporters vowing to three more days of demonstrations. The leader says the allegations are politically motivated.
Senegalese police clashed with protesters in several neighbourhoods in the capital Dakar, including in front of a courthouse where an opposition leader made his first appearance since his arrest on a rape charge.
Supporter of opposition figure Ousmane Sonko take to the streets on Monday following a media report saying that an employee of a beauty salon filed rape charges against him.
The EU observation mission said its overall assessment was "quite positive" among the polling stations it observed.
Voters are choosing whether to give President Macky Sall a second term in office as critics accused him of having blocked the strongest opposition candidates from running against him.
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