Close  

PDEA chief: 20 actors, 11 actresses on drugs watchlist

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 10:31 AM March 27, 2019

PDEA chief Aaron Aquino. INQUIRER FILE

MANILA, Philippines — Twenty actors and eleven actresses are among the 31 celebrities on the government’s drugs watchlist, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron Aquino said Wednesday.

“Of the 31, I think eleven are actresses and the rest are actors,” Aquino said in an interview with ANC’s Headstart.

ADVERTISEMENT

“[Sa] thirty-one na yan, palagay ko tatlo lang yung matanda. All of them are young,” he added. “Puro bata, at least 20 or 30” in age, he said.

[Of the 31, I think only three are veterans. All the rest are young… at least 20 or 30.]

FEATURED STORIES

The PDEA chief revealed Tuesday that celebrities who use drugs go out partying in clubs.

READ: PDEA chief says ‘celebrity’ pushers in drugs watchlist

However, Aquino said they could not yet name the celebrities pending confirmation.

“We can’t disclose the list to the public without undergoing some process of validation,” he said. /cbb

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Aaron Aquino, drug watchlist, news, PDEA, Showbiz
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.