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