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Mugabe’s Justice

Shoot (by accident!) a member of the mob invading your home and you’ll probably get chagred with murder:

A white farmer has allegedly shot dead one of President Robert Mugabe’s supporters during an attack on his property.

Spiro Landos, 48, a farmer of Greek descent who grew vegetables for British supermarkets, was seriously wounded before being detained by police in hospital in Mutare, 160 miles south east of Harare.

During the attack he was pinned down by a 30-strong mob. He apparently drew a gun and fired a warning shot in the air. But one man was hit and died.

Mr Landos is recovering from surgery and is unable to walk.

His relatives fear he will be charged with murdering one of Mr Mugabe’s “war veterans” who fought for independence from Britain in 1980.

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