Prosecutor General Kumbirai Hodzi has resigned due to ill health.

In a statement, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda said Hodzi resigned on 1 March.

“It is with regret that I announce the resignation of Honourable Kumbirai Hodzi as Prosecutor General. His resignation has come about due to ill health requiring medical attention.

Hon Hodzi was appointed Prosecutor General in July 2018 during which far-reaching institutional changes were effected in the Office of the Prosecutor General.

“In the light of this, His Excellency the President, Dr ED Mnangagwa, has accepted the resignation. His Excellency is ready to redeploy Hon Hodzi elsewhere in the service as soon as his health rallies back.