Grace Mugabe charged with assaulting of domestic staff


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Grace Mugabe,wife of former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe,has been accused of attacking an employee at the family’s home with a shoe in 2017 while she was still in office.

The former first lady has also been issued an arrest warrant in neighbouring South Africa for her alleged assault with a power cable on a female model in Johannesburg in the same year.

Papers filed in Zimbabwe’s high court by lawyers for Shupikai Chiroodza allege that Mugabe used her fists and then her shoe in a prolonged attack that left Chiroodza’s face pouring blood.

Mugabe allegedly attacked Chiroodza after accusing her of “milking” her husband because she had accepted a cash wedding gift from him, the papers say.

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