Gemitaiz, Italian Rapper, Arrested on Drug Charges: Report

January 30, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Gemitaiz, an Italian rapper, was arrested on Thursday for drug possession and trafficking, according to local reports.

Gemitaiz, born David de Luca, is now under house arrest until a hearing Feb. 11, reported La Repubblica.

De Luca was arrested for having possession of marijuana and ketamine. He said it was for personal use, but prosecutors believe he was selling to other people.

“Those were my drugs for personal use,” he was quoted as saying.