Nollywood producer/actor Mike Omoruyi, a suspected gunrunner, and a state police officer, Chief Otuya Josiah, were arrested in Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state.
DSP Bright Edafe, who spoke for the command on Saturday, June 19, disclosed that a suspected gunrunner had been apprehended following the arrest of Omoruyi over illegal possession of movie-related weapons.
During a patrol along Obiaruku/Umuebu road, Delta State Police Sub-Commandos attached to the Rapid Response Squad intercepted and arrested Mike Omoruyi ‘m’ 38yrs of Odo Street Obiaruku, during the search, 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,” he stated.
“The investigation later revealed that the suspect is a Nollywood producer who hired the guns for film production. Further investigation led to arrest of the suspected gun runner, one Chief Otuya Josiah ‘m’ 57yrs 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,” he added.