Suspect Murasugi Chinosuke, an actor who has appeared in many works such as dramas and movies, was arrested by the police on suspicion of purchasing and receiving controlled substances such as cannabis.

The arrested suspect is Yuichi Murasugi (58), who is active as an actor and musician, real name.

According to the police, from around the beginning of November last year to mid-January, he was suspected of violating the Special Narcotics Act for purchasing marijuana and other controlled substances from a trafficker he met on the Internet multiple times and mailing them to his home.

In June, the Fukushima Prefectural Police and Kagoshima Prefectural Police, who were jointly investigating the drug case, examined the bank accounts of a man and a woman arrested on suspicion of violating the Cannabis Control Law, and found that Murasugi was suspected of purchasing drugs from traffickers.

In response to the investigation, the police are investigating in detail the details of what they want to obtain, as they admitted to the charge, saying, 'There is no doubt that I received a controlled substance.'

As an actor, Murasugi has appeared in many TV dramas and movies, and recently appeared in NHK's taiga drama "Dosuru Ieyasu" and is also active as a member of the rock band "Group Soul".