Nigerian actor Mike Omoruyi arrested carrying ‘dangerous’ guns

Nollywood actor, Mike Omoruyi, has been arrested by the Delta State Police Rapid Response Squad, over illegal possession of arms hired for movie production, reports Instablog9ja. 

According to an official statement issued by the police, the 38-year-old movie actor was arrested on June 15 after a search on him along Obiaruku/Umuedu road in Ethiope East LGA of the state.

The report further adds that one Lar rifle without a magazine, one fabricated AK-47 rifle, one Air rifle, one Pump action, one English double-barrel gun, and two toy guns were recovered from him.

The police say upon investigation, it was discovered that the actor actually hired the weapons from a 57-year-old Chief Otuya Josiah from Umuedu community for N50,000, adding that the chief had confessed renting out the weapons to him and further investigations were ongoing.

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