Late president Mugabe’s body due to leave Singapore

According to the event program, the body of the late and first head of state of Zimbabwe is due to depart from Singapore to his country Zimbabwe where he will laid to rest.

A private jet departed from Singapore’s international airport in the direction of Southern Africa on Wednesday morning, according to flightradar24.com, a plane tracking website.

A police motorcade was seen escorting vehicles to the airport from the Singapore Casket, a funeral parlor where Mugabe’s body was being held.

Mugabe who was ousted from power by the military two years ago was 95 when he died in a hospital in Singapore where he was undergoing treatment.

His body was expected to arrive in Zimbabwe on Wednesday at 3p.m. (1300 GMT), according to a family member, who told Reuters on Sunday.