Japanese actress Erika Sawajiri, well-known for her function in 2005 drama “1 Litre of Tears”, has been arrested on suspicion of possessing medicine, NHK reported on Saturday citing unnamed sources.
The 33-year-old actress, who this 12 months starred in a TV adaption of Toyoko Yamasaki’s hit novel “Shiroi Kyoto”, was arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of possessing ecstasy, though few different particulars are identified, NHK stated.
Tear-jerker “1 Litre of Tears” made Sawajiri well-known not solely in Japan however throughout Asia with the drama’s depiction of its heroine’s bodily deterioration from a uncommon illness.
Drug arrests are handled critically in Japan with celebrities who’re caught incessantly edited out of films and TV reveals.
The Tokyo police didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark. Sawajiri’s expertise company was not instantly reachable for remark.