Operatives of the Delta State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a Nollywood Movie Director, Mike Omoruyi with Illegal firearms.
The Police Public Relation Officer PPRO DSP Edafe Bright disclosed this in a press statement.
Edafe said the suspect claimed to have rented the ammunitions for his movie production.
According to the Police Spokesman, the 38 year old film maker was arrested on June 15, 2021 during a search along Obiaruku/Umuebu road in Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state.
”The Police 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,” Edafe said.
The PPRO disclosed that further investigation led to arrest of the suspected gun dealer identified as Chief Otuya Josiah.
Edafe mentioned that the 57yrs confessed renting the ammunitions to the first suspect at cost of fifty thousand naira (N50,000.00) for film production.
He said Investigation is ongoing.