Nollywood actor, Mike Omoruyi, has been arrested by the Delta State Police Rapid Response Squad, over illegal possession of arms hired for movie production.
The command’s spokesperson, Bright Edafe, in a statement, said the 38-year-old movie actor was arrested on June 15th after a search on him along Obiaruku/Umuedu road in Ethiope East LGA of the state.
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According Edafe, 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.
Edafe, however, said that upon investigation, it was discovered that the actor 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.