THE $5 million gold and cash scandal, which rocked Zimbabwe about two weeks ago, is dead in the water amid indications that the five Indian suspects have been released along with their “loot”. While police spokesman Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi was not readily available for comment this week, new information suggests the probe has hit a dead end. “You would be aware that the group, linked to Suzan General Trading (Suzan) and by extension Kamlesh Pattni, has been released because they were government agents and partners. And in fact, their cash and gold was also returned,” said a source, adding the quintet “had fallen foul of a dirty campaign and set-up by rival bullion buyers”. The noise around the controversial…