Mali's ex-junta chief remanded in custody after questioning: government

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Posted: Nov 27, 2013 11:50 AM
Mali's ex-junta chief remanded in custody after questioning: government

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's former military chief, General Amadou Sanogo, has been remanded in custody after he was questioned by a judge on Wednesday, Mali's Defense Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga said.

A senior judicial source said Sanogo had been charged with murder. It was not immediately possible to confirm the information.

(Reporting by Tiemoko Diallo; Writing by David Lewis; Editing by Alison Williams)