Actor Ardhito Pramono arrested for allegedly using marijuana

Actor Ardhito Pramono arrested for allegedly using marijuana

Ardhito Pramono was taken into custody by West Jakarta Police on Wednesday (January 12, 2022). (ANTARA/Walda).

Jakarta (ANTARA) - West Jakarta Police on Wednesday arrested singer and film actor Ardhito Pramono for allegedly using drugs.

"The type of the narcotic drug is marijuana. The team is still investigating him (Pramono) by conducting health examinations. The initial result of the urine test is positive," West Jakarta Police chief, Commissioner Ady Wibowo, informed here on Wednesday.

Pramono was arrested from his home in Duren Sawit, East Jakarta, at 2 a.m. local time on Wednesday, he said.

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The arrest was related to marijuana trafficking cases in the West Jakarta area, he added. However, Wibowo did not provide details on the case Pramono has been linked to.

Currently, officers are investigating Pramono to uncover the possibility of a marijuana distribution network, Wibowo informed.

When asked about the chronology or details of Pramono's arrest and what evidence has been secured by the police, Wibowo declined to elaborate.

He said Jakarta Police's public relations officer, Chief Commissioner Endra Zulpan, will provide the details at a later press conference. 

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