The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed the arrest of armed robbers who hit a transit vehicle and made away with 11.9kg of gold.

A security company which was conducting a cash in transit involving gold from How Mine was attacked by thirteen criminals who were using three cars, a Nissan NP300 registration number HR30XJGP, Toyota Hilux GD6, and a Nissan March.

The suspects disarmed the security guards and stole four firearms (two 303 rifles and two pistols) and 11,9kgs of gold.