In February Zimbabwean tyrant Robert Mugabe reportedly dispatched commandos to protect Gaddafi.
There are reports out today that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has escaped to Zimbabwe.
Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has fled Libya to Zimbabwe on a jet provided by Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, it was claimed today, as rebels began the march on his home town.
President Mugabe’s political opponents claim their spies saw Gaddafi arrive in the country on a Zimbabwe Air Force jet in the early hours of Wednesday morning. They say the Libyan dictator was taken to a mansion in Harare’s Gunninghill suburb, where agents from his all-female bodyguard were apparently seen patrolling the grounds.
‘There’s no doubt that Gaddafi is here as a ‘unique guest’ of Mugabe,’ a spokesman for Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change told the Sun. If he has left Libya, Gaddafi could have fled from an airbase in his home town of Sirte, which has been bombarded by Nato warplanes in recent days.
A poster of Gaddafi offering a reward of $1,700,000 USD dollars (1,174,921 euros) for his capture dead or alive. The colonel’s bunker in the coastal town was blitzed by cruise missiles fired by British Tornado jets on a long-range sortie last night.
The Zimbabwean added that riot police have taken over Africa Unity Square in Harare. This may be related to the rumors that Gaddafi is in the capital:
A UK- based website aligned to the MDC is reporting that ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is now a guest of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Harare.
The website quotes the MDC Veterans Activists Association as having have called on Zimbabweans to storm the house in the Gunhill suburb of Harare to effect a mass citizens’ arrest.
Eyewitness reports say riot police have taken over Africa Unity Square in a strong show of force. It is unclear whether this is related to widespread rumours sweeping the capital about Gaddafi’s presence.
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