South Africa grants immunity to abuse accused Grace Mugabe

South Africa grants immunity to abuse accused Grace Mugabe

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The South African government has diplomatic immunity granted to the abuse of accused wife of the Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.

Reports that the South African government Friday. According to a spokesperson of the government tries to Pretoria with the decision to find a balance between the preservation of the relationship with Zimbabwe and the call for justice.

A overheidsbron declared that it was “not possible” is that Grace Mugabe is arrested for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model. Further, would the government in South Africa from the court against the decision will go.

The South African human rights organisation Afriforum, the model assists, mentions the grant of immunity to the wife of late a “disgrace”. The decision would be in conflict with the law.


The 52-year-old Grace Mugabe, the second wife and possible successor of the 93-year-old president, would the model in Johannesburg have attacked in the presence of her two sons. The victim would a head injury have sustained.

The police took the complaint seriously, but saw no reason why the Zimbabwean to hold because she would have indicated to want to participate in the study. The police expected that they Tuesday it would report to the ministry of justice in South Africa, but they didn’t show up.

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