Fliptop artist Zaito was arrested by authorities for allegedly possession of illegal drugs.
Authorities had a search warrant against Pedro Mercado Jr., aka Zaito, in his residence in Brgy. Toclong, Kawit, Cavite.
Three sachets of suspected shabu was seized from the artist’s house.
In February, Zaito even joined the Cavite police in its campaign against illegal drugs.
He even composed the jingle used in the said operation.
Zaito’s been in several fliptop battles and is currently part of ABS-CBN’s long-running teleserye hit “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.”
(with Emiecille Villanueva)