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Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe turns herself into South African police

PUBLISHED: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:04:50 GMT

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Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, handed herself in to South African police on Tuesday after reports she had assaulted a woman in Johannesburg’s up-market Sandton district over the weekend, eNCA television said.

South African police minister Fikile Mbalula earlier told reporters that he expected to get a report from investigators on Tuesday and that 52-year-old Grace, a possible successor to her husband, Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe, could be arrested.

A Zimbabwean intelligence source said Grace was traveling on a normal passport. “She was here on business,” the source told Reuters.

Reporting by James Macharia; Editing by Robin Pomeroy


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