PLACE MOLL-TADJADDINE OU PLACE DE L'INDÉPENDANCE

Vintage plate 2018

This place is sadly famous for having been the scene of one of the most tragic events in the history of the city: the cut-off case.

On 23 October 1917, during a popular dance session on the square, a certain Moursal killed the marshal of the hosts Guyader and wounded Sergeant Malfait. The culprit was hanged immediately, but the investigation opened by Commander Gérard, the military governor of the city, revealed that aguid (notable) Al-Mayaguiné, the master of Moursal, could have sponsored the murder. To exonerate himself, the latter would have given the list of all fakis (scholars Muslims) involved in an alleged plot against the French. These dignitaries then hunted and beheaded at the cutting-cup for the next three months, causing the indignation of the population taking sides in the elite in a climate of hatred towards the French. A total of 115 people were killed during this period…

PLACE MOLL-TADJADDINE OU PLACE DE L'INDÉPENDANCE
Share this good deal

Address and contacts :
PLACE MOLL-TADJADDINE OU PLACE DE L'INDÉPENDANCE

Abéché
Chad
Show on map

Learn more about Abéché

I file my review and I win Foxies

(50 characters minimum) *
Your picture must respect the maximum allowed weight of 10 MB
Value for money
Service
Originality

    * required fields

    To submit your review you must login.

    Join the community

    * required fields

    Already a member?

    Thank you for your opinion!
    • Congratulations, your account has been successfully created and we are happy to have you as a Member!
    • Your review has been sent to our team who will validate it in the next few days.
    • You can win up to 500 Foxies by completing your profile!