Mugabe’s son-in-law arrested after holding airline lawyer hostage
ZIMBABWE: Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law was taken into police custody for allegedly holding an airline lawyer hostage.
Simba Chikore, the husband of Mugabe’s only daughter Bona, was held for questioning following a labour dispute, the police said.
“He was picked up and a warned-and-cautioned statement was recorded following a report by his lawyer for kidnapping,” said police spokesperson Charity Charimba. The lawyer, Bertha Zakeyo, an employee of Zimbabwe Airways, told the police that Mr Chikore locked her up in his office.