Domestic worker claims that Grace Mugaba beat her with her fists

Domestic worker claims that Grace Mugaba beat her with her fists

- A former employee of Grace Mugabe's claims that Mugabe assaulted her

- She says that the incident lasted 20 minutes

- The employee has since filed court papers against Mugabe

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Grace Mugabe has been accused of assaulting one of her employees with a shoe in 2017.

This is according to papers filed in Zimbabwe's High Court.

Additionally, there is still a warrant out for Mugabe's arrest in South Africa, stemming from an another incident that year during which Mugabe attacked a female model with a power cable.

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Shupikai Chiroodza, a former employee of the ex-Zimbabwean First Lady, alleges that Grace Mugabe attacked with her fists and a shoe. She claims that the incident left her bloody and injured.

Chiroodza says that Mugabe attacked her, after first accusing her of exploiting Robert Mugabe by receiving a cash payment from him for her wedding, according to IOL.

"She started beating me with clenched fists, shouting, 'Who do you think you are? You are milking my husband behind my back',", Chiroodza said. 

Chiroodza says that the attack lasted 20 minutes. During that time, Mugabe struck Chiroodza with her hands and with a shoe, which caused Chiroodza to bleed from several parts of her face.

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Chiroodza claims that she was fired a few weeks after the assault, has gathered. 

Chiroodza's laywers have said that the civil service commission in Zimbabwe will not contest the case. Rather, the parties hope to reach a settlement.

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