A JAPANESE national was arrested on Monday after he was reportedly caught selling illegal drugs in Mandaluyong City. Masaki Hashimoto, 43, was arrested by members of the anti-illegal drugs unit of the Eastern Police District (EPD) allegedly for selling shabu during a buy bust operation. EPD Director Senior Supt. Elmer Jamias said they are coordinating with the Japanese embassy. Hashimoto is now detained at the Mandaluyong police detention cell.