Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and wife, Mary Mubaiwa
The wife of Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, Mary Mubaiwa was on Monday January 6 granted bail by a High Court after being arraigned on charges of fraud, money laundering and attempted murder of her husband.
38-year-old Mary who was granted bail of 50,000 Zimbabwe dollars by the court which also ordered her to surrender her diplomatic passport, was arrested in December 2019 on allegations of attempted murder, fraud and contravening the country's exchange control laws by transferring about $1m abroad.
The businesswoman and former model who is due for a routine pretrial appearance on January 14, was previously married to a national football player. She is also expected to report to the police twice weekly.