Breaking: Mali President “arrested”
Soldiers in Mali on Tuesday detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, one of their leaders said .
“ We can tell you that the president and the prime minister are under our control, ” the leader , who requested anonymity , told AFP .
He added that the pair had been “ arrested” at Keita’ s residence in the capital Bamako.
Earlier, soldiers launched a mutiny from the nearby garrison town of Kati .
Another military official , who also declined to be named , said the president and prime minister were in an armoured vehicle en route to Kati .