Grace Mugabe’s immunity annulled by South African court

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Robert Mugabe was ousted after being accused of planning to hand power to his wife, Grace

A South African court has annulled a government decision to grant Zimbabwe’s former First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity in an assault case.

The decision was “inconsistent with the constitution”, the court ruled.

Mrs Mugabe was accused of assaulting a young model, Gabriella Engels, in a hotel in South Africa’s main city, Johannesburg, in 2017.

South Africa allowed Mrs Mugabe, 53, to return home after she applied for diplomatic immunity.

Mrs Mugabe said at the time that she had…

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