Zimbabwe Money Heist As Robbers Steal 11.9Kg’s Gold

BULAWAYO mining company How Mine lost gold worth US$650,000 Tuesday in a cash-in transit heist about 10km from the mine.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) confirmed the incident, adding that investigations were underway.

Thirteen armed robbers pounced on a security convoy transporting gold from the located 22km south of Bulawayo.

The gold was destined for Fidelity Printers in Harare.

Robbers in a Toyota GD6, a Nissan March and Nissan Hard body single cab intercepted the mine security convoy, overwhelming the guards who in turn surrendered.

The gunmen took 11,9kgs of gold and firearms, jumped into their vehicles before another security car, a Toyota Fortuner, arrived at the crime scene and pursued them, riddling the escape cars with bullets before losing their tail.

Source New Zimbabwe

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