A man in a military uniform, Mustapha Yussif and four other colleagues have been arrested at Yapei -Kintampo for highway robbery
Per a police situational report, the five suspects snatched a Toyota Camry and other items from one Adam Abdul-Gafaru at gunpoint in Tamale.
The activities of the suspects were traced by a tracking machine which alerted that they were heading towards Buipe direction.
Based on this, the Buipe highway patrol team on duty at Sawaba checkpoint launched an attack, intercepted and arrested the occupants of the snatched and robbery vehicle with registration numbers AS8445-19 and GX6923-20.
The suspects have been identified as Ibrahim Issah aged 27, Contractor/Accra, Mohammed Mustapha in military uniform, aged 23, Burma camp DI, Vivor Christopher aged 27, a phone repairer, Benyamin Ajyei aged 23 mobile money vendor, Accra and Seyram Addo aged 29, Plumber, Danfa/ Madina.
A search conducted after their arrest found 13 assorted mobile phones, one Falcon Foreign Pistol loaded with 9mm ammunition, a wallet containing a bunch of keys together with two handcuffs key, two Voter’s ID Cards
The victim has been identified as the brother of Chairman for the Justice and Security Subcommittee of Savelugu Municipal Assembly, Iddrisu Nurudeen.