Former child star Nino Muhlach, 35, was arrested on the evening of March 13 in Eastwood Libis, Quezon City after operatives pounced on him as soon as he bought 1.9 grams of shabu from an unidentified female supplier.

Muhlach, once known as the “child wonder of the Philippines and was a millionaire at age 10,  was detained at the National Capital Regional Police Office, with bail set at P200,000.

Shabu is the street name of metamphetamine hydrochloride.