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Nollywood Producer, one other in possession of guns arrested by Police operatives

Popular Nollywood Producer, Mike Omoruyi, has been apprehended by operatives of the Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS), who were on a stop and search mission along Obiaruku/Umuebu Community in Delta State.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that he was arrested for allegedly being in possession of some guns which were found in his vehicle.

It was learnt that the Police also arrested another suspected gunrunner, Chief Otuya Josiah.

The Police Public Relations Officer of Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe made the disclosure in a statement he issued on Saturday, June 19.

According to him, he said that the Police recovered one Lar rifle without magazine, one fabricated AK-47 rifle, one air rifle, one pump action, one English double barrel gun and 2 toy guns from Mr Mike, the Nollywood filmmaker.


The PPRO further said that during interrogation, it discovered that the suspect, Mike hired the guns for the sake of movie production.

He said that the other suspect, Chief Otuya, was the one who gave the weapons to Mike. According to him, the cost to hire one gun is around 50,000 thousand naira.

He said that the Police is still investigating the matter.

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