International Students Face Possible Deportation After Alleged Pot Smoking Incident at Adventist University of the Philippines
10 October 2018 | Three international students at the Adventist University of the Philippines face possible deportation after allegedly smoking marijuana on campus. The three international students and a Filipino student were caught by both university security and local police while allegedly smoking the drug in a university restroom on the Cavite, Philippines-based campus.
The students were named as Brendon Ncube, Muleta Mutakatala, and Shaundre Cairncross (citizens of African countries), as well as Filipino Sandy Oliver Lazaro.
Silang police chief Supt. Resty Soriano said on Friday that all four students would face drug charges.
The four were detected at around 9 pm Thursday, October 4.
“Prior (to the arrest), the (school) security and their guidance (office) coordinated with us that there were some students doing drugs (inside the campus at night),” said Soriano to the Inquirer.
Police found a small bag alleged to contain marijuana with the students.
Soriano said that it was up to the courts to decide if the international students would be deported.
The Adventist University of the Philippines is a private, coeducational, Adventist university located in Puting Kahoy, Silang, Cavite, Philippines.