Zimbabwe grants looters 3 months grace to return funds and assets


Emmerson Mnangagwa walks after he was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 24, 2017.

JOHANNESBURG - Newly-inaugurated Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced plans to gazette a 3-month prosecution moratorium to allow for the return of money and assets syphoned out of the country, no questions asked. 

Mnangagwa has embarked on a project called "Operation Restore Legacy" and is offering an amnesty period for those who are guilty of "externalising" huge amounts of money. 

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No charges will be brought against those who cooperate, but those who don&39;t face arrest and prosecution.