Harare — Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, Phelekezela Mphoko, is now a “fugitive of justice”, the state-controlled newspaper Chronicle reported, citing Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission spokesperson John Makamure.

Mphoko lost his job when former president Robert Mugabe was ousted in November 2017. On Tuesday, he was driving to a meeting with anti-corruption officials in the city of Bulawayo when he made a U-turn and fled, Makamure told the newspaper.

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