Ex-ZIFA boss Henrietta Rushwaya has been arrested by alert detectives at Robert Mugabe International airport in an attempt to smuggle gold to Dubai.
Detectives from Cminerals Flora and Fauna Unit (MFFU) Harare airport received information this morning that Rushwaya intended to smuggle gold to Dubai through the airport.
The detectives identified her as she commenced check in processes and immigration formalities and immediately alerted the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) scanner operators to thoroughly examine her bag.
Further questioning made her reveal the origins of the gold where she indicated that she obtained it from one only identified as Ali of number 32 Lanark road, Alexandra park, Harare.
Rushwaya failed to supply export documents in respect of the gold leading to her arrest.
She is expected to be taken to Harare magistrate court today.