Soldiers took control of Zimbabwe’s ZBC state broadcaster in the early hours of Wednesday, and said the 93-year-old leader was “safe and sound” after the army seized power overnight with gunshots and explosions heard in the capital.
The soldiers even made police officers to sit down in an orderly line on the side of the road after taking control. The vice president E.D Mnangagwa who was sacked by Mugabe – has landed at Manyame Air Force Base in Harare, Zimbabwe capital to take charge of affairs.
Mugabe was arrested along with his wife by the army in the capital Harare. Multiple reports have it that Mugabe is now preparing to step down and has also made negotiations for his wife Grace to leave the country.