The 20-year-old South African model that Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is alleged to have assaulted was offered cash to make potential charges "go away", a lawyer said Thursday. The wife of President Robert Mugabe is alleged to have hit Gabriella Engels on Sunday at a Johannesburg hotel. Engels said she suffered deep cuts to her forehead and the back of her head and has opened a police case alleging assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. Mugabe flew into Pretoria with his entourage late Wednesday night, apparently … Click to Continue »
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a young model and police said a "red alert" had been issued to prevent her from leaving the country.
Zimbabwe’s president has flown to Johannesberg after his wife Grace Mugabe was accused of assaulting a young woman in a hotel. Grace Mugabe attempted to leave the country, trying to claim diplomatic immunity.
A South African model's claims of assault have drawn attention to Zimbabwe's increasingly outspoken first lady Grace Mugabe, who is a possible successor to her 93-year-old husband. As President Robert … Click to Continue »