UPDATE: Grace Mugabe hands herself over to police

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The woman suffered head injuries and bruises on her body.

The woman suffered head injuries and bruises on her body.

• Editor's note: Police confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that no-one had been arrested in connection with the assault. Read the story here.

JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, has handed herself over to police.

She is due in court on Tuesday afternoon.

 

The young woman who was allegedly assaulted by Mugabe laid charges earlier on Tuesday.

She opened a case at the Morningside police station.

It's alleged Mugabe attacked the woman with an extension cord.

READ: Grace Mugabe under investigation for alleged assault

She'd apparently found her in a Sandton hotel room with her two sons.

The victim suffered head injuries and bruises on her body.