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Police Arrest Popular Nollywood Producer In Possession Of Guns, Suspected Gun Runner In Delta

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Chief Otuya Josiah

By Daniel Dafe, Abraka

Police Operatives attached to the Delta State Police Rapid Response Squad, have arrested a Nollywood producer, Mike Omoruyi, said to be in possession of guns.

A statement by the Delta State Police Command, signed by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Etaga Bright, said Omoruyi was apprehended on Tuesday while policemen were on patrol along Obiaruku/Umuebu road.

Omoruyi, aged 38 is of Odo Street in Obiaruku, Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state.

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The statement continued: ”When search was carried out, the operatives recovered 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 from him.”

According to the statement, investigation later revealed that the suspect hired the guns for film production.

Adding that further investigation led to the arrest of the suspected gun runner, one Chief Otuya Josiah ‘m’ 57yrs of Umuebu community who confessed renting the said guns to Omoruyi at the cost of fifty thousand naira (N50,000.00) for film production.

The police said investigation is ongoing.

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