Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
Mali’s coup leaders say the have freed ousted President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.
The the soldiers say Mr Keita has been released from detention.
The soldiers announced on Thursday, August 27, 2020 that he was at his home.
Mr Keita was arrested during last Tuesday’s military takeover.
He announced his resignation hours later, dissolving his government and Parliament.
UN and ECOWAS condemned his arrest and called for his release.
Also arrested was Prime Minister, Boubou Cisse.
The coup came after days of protests over economic hardship and corruption.