South African court overturns immunity for Grace Mugabe in assault case

FILE PHOTO: Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, accompanied by his wife Grace, arrives to vote in the general elections in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 30, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s High Court on Monday overturned a decision by the government to grant Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she was accused of whipping a woman with an electric cord. Model Gabriella Engels, the woman behind the assault allegation, last August filed a court application challenging the government’s […]

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