Mali singer Rokia Traore flees French justice to return home

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Rokia Traore (Photo: Getty Images)
Rokia Traore (Photo: Getty Images)

Malian singer Rokia Traore has flown home, flouting a ban issued by a French court which was to hand her over to Belgium over a child custody dispute, her lawyer said on Sunday.

The singer and guitarist was arrested in March on a European arrest warrant when she arrived from Bamako at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport.

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