A video showing the moment protesting youths in Mali took over the Milian Presidential Villa has emerged.
Naija News had reported earlier that Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and his Prime Minister, Boubou Cissé, were “arrested” late Tuesday afternoon in Bamako by mutiny Soldiers supporting the opposition.
“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 a soldier, who requested anonymity.
“IBK (President Keita) and his Prime Minister are in an armoured vehicle on their way to Kati”, the military camp on the outskirts of Bamako where the mutiny began in the morning, said another military source in the mutineer camp.
Moments after the news of President Keïta’s arrest went viral, a video showing the moment Mali President was arrested emerged on social media.
Shortly after this, another video emerged, showing the moment Mali’s Presidential Villa was taken over by young protesters following President Keita’s arrest by the soldiers of the Milian Army.
In the video, the apparently excited young Malians could be seen playing inside the swimming pool at the Malian Presidential Villa.
Watch the video below…
Mali’s Presidential Villa has been taken over by young protesters following President Keita’s arrest by the Army. pic.twitter.com/a9MMsftusY
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Source: Naija News