Tanaka Koki was arrested on February 24 for alleged possession of methamphetamine.
According to the Aichi Prefectural Police, Tanaka was arrested for possessing about 0.164 grams of methamphetamine while staying at a business hotel in Nagoya on January 30. He is denying the charges saying that he didn’t know anything about the drugs.
After leaving KAT-TUN in 2013, Tanaka had been carrying out his activities as a solo artist in recent years. He was previously arrested in 2017 over possession of marijuana but was not indicted due to lack of evidence.