Nollywood producer arrested with guns
Posted by News Express | 19 June 2021 | 520 times
•Delta State CP, Ari Muhammed Ali
Operatives of the Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS), on patrol, have arrested a Nollywood star, Mike Omoruyi, with guns in Delta State.
The police arrested Omoruyi, 37, with guns in his vehicle along Obiaruku/Umuebu Community in Delta State.
Also arrested for the same offence was an alleged gun runner, Chief Otuya Josiah.
One Lar rifle without magazine, one fabricated AK-47 rifle, one air rifle, one pump action, one English double barrel gun and two toy guns were recovered from Omoruyi.
The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
According to the Police, “Investigation later revealed that the suspect happens to be a Nollywood producer who hired the above-mentioned guns for film production.
“Further investigation led to arrest of the suspected gun runner, one Chief Otuya Josiah ‘m’ 57 years of Umuebu community who confessed renting same to the first suspect at cost of fifty thousand naira (N50,000.00) for film production. Investigation is ongoing.” (Agency report)
Source: News Express
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