She is still in SA, and Mbalula maintains ‘the suspect’ will be ‘processed through the legal system’.
The woman drove off with the large pump for about 100m from the petrol station before the pump latched off her car.
The Zimbabwean president was due to attend the 37th SADC summit in Pretoria this week, but changed his travelling plans to deal with his wife’s legal troubles.
Transport to the big meeting will be provided by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in KZN.
The incident has left the couple shocked and they want to send a warning to other residents and estate agents.
According to eNCA, the Zimbabwean first lady landed in Harare late on Tuesday afternoon at Charles Prince Airport.
Israel’s ambassador to SA requested an audience with the ANC caucus, but they have been given the cold shoulder.
By the end of the second week of August, a total 88 percent of billing queries logged for the months of May and June had been resolved.