Congolese militia leader arrested

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UN officials are celebrating the arrest of a Congolese militia commander suspected of leading an attack which involved the mass rape of more than 300 women.

The commander, Lieutenant-Colonel Mayele, is a member of the Mai-Mai Cheka militia that is suspected of leading the attack in Livungi, in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

David Campanale reports.

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