Veteran actor Julio Diaz was arrested by operatives during an anti-illegal drugs operations in Meycauayan, Bulacan on Friday.
According to Supt. Santo Mera, the Meycauayan PNP conducted a buy operation at Diaz’ place in Villacor Village, Brgy. Langka, Meycauayan.
Diaz, Mariano De Leon in real life, was caught in the act of using shabu. However, the actor denied of being a pusher.
Moreover, Diaz said that he bought the illegal substance in Maharlika Village in Taguig not just for himself but also for his visitors.
Authorities were able to confiscate four sachets of suspected shabu, drug paraphernalia and the marked money used by the police.
Diaz sought President Rodrigo Duterte’s forgiveness and is sorry for his actions.
After his arrest, Diaz said that he is willing to become an ambassador against illegal drugs.
In recent months, Diaz has been active once again on television; appearing in some Kapamilya series including the massive hit “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.”
(with Emiecille Villanueva)