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Just In: Mali Mutineers Arrest President Keita, Others

By Yusuf Akinloye Akintunde

The current crisis ongoing in Mali has reach a peak that has led to the arrest of the country president, President Ibrahim Boubaca Keita and his Prime Minister, Boubou Cisse in the evening hours of Tuesday 18th August 2020 in Bamako, the capital of the country.

According to a report from one of the leaders of the mutiny, says, “We can tell you that the president and prime ministers are under our control. We arrested them at his home ” (at the home of the Head of State), said the soldier, who requested anonymity.

“IBK (President Keïta) and his Prime Minister are in an armored vehicle on their way to Kati”, Kati is the military camp on the outskirts of Bamako where the mutiny began in the morning, said another military source in the mutineer camp.

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