Sandema: Notorious Armed Robber Arrested By Police
The Special Anti Robbery Squad and Surveillance team of the Upper East Regional Police Command, through an intelligence-led operation, has arrested one Abdulai Issaka, a notorious armed robber at Sandema. He was arrested on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Police reports indicated that Abdulai Issaka Achalicaab has also been
behind a series of robberies at Sandema, Fumbisi and other surrounding enclaves. He is also on Police wanted list for jumping bail in robbery case pending trial before a court in Bolga since 2020. Further details established that the suspect is also responsible for the robbery in Kadema which occurred on the July 24, 2021, in which a
victim was severely wounded. During the operation, the Police recovered from the suspect three unregistered motorbikes believed to have been robbed from others and all used for his robbery expeditions. The Inspector General of the Ghana Police Service authorised a 24 hour regional highway patrol unit in Upper East Region
to check violent crime on roads. The unit also provide escorts for transit vehicles, tomato carrying vehicles, and serve as deterrent to security threats on highways.