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Estranged VP’s Wife Mary Mubaiwa Fined $60,000 for Lying Over Couple’s Marriage

Marry Mubaiwa appearing in court with bandages of her arms.

Mary Mubaiwa, the estranged wife of Zimbabwe’s vice president Constantino Chiwenga, has been fined $60,000 for lying that he gave her the greenlight to solemnize their marriage while he was hospitalized in India.

Harare magistrate Lazani Ncube gave her an option of going to jail for six months if she does not pay the fine.

Ncube set aside a 12-year sentence on condition that she does not commit a similar offence within the next five years.

Mubaiwa is also facing charges of money laundering, fraud and attempted murder.