Commissioner-General of Police Dr. Augustine Chihuri on Monday made a veiled attack on First lady Grace Mugabe for poor parenting, according to state owned Herald.
Speaking at Orange Groove Motel during a meeting with police officers in Mashonaland West Province,in an apparent reference Grace Mugabe who recently got away with diplomatic immunity after she allegedly attacked young model in South Africa.
Mrs Mugabe is accused of assaulting and injuring Gabriella Engels, a 20-year-old model who was visiting Mrs Mugabe’s two sons, Robert Jnr and Chatunga in a top Johannesburg hotel a week ago.
Ms Engels laid charges against Mrs Mugabe after she had her face stitched up in hospital.
Mrs Mugabe avoided going to court and was rescued when her husband, President Robert Mugabe, arrived in South Africa to attend a regional conference and arranged immunity for his wife which was officially announced on Saturday.
Comm-Gen Chihuri said leadership started at home. “There is no way one can be expected to lead a certain department when he is failing his life,” he said. “Kana uchitadza kutungamira mhuri yako, unotungamira sei kubatira nyika basa.
“We must be great leaders for Zimbabwe and be able to work and provide for our families. Why do you stay at home when your family is going to church? What example are you giving to your children?
“We want police officers, who are well trained both at home and work. We do not want people to curse us when we are walking in public because of our conduct at home.”