LOOK: PDEA, PNP bust Kush ‘farm’ inside Subic house
MANILA, Philippines — Elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Regional Drug Enforcement of Central Luzon police on Friday raided a house inside a subdivision in Subic, Zambales where Kush plants are being clandestinely farmed.
Kush is a strain of the narcotic Cannabis indica plant. The origins of Kush are from cannabis plants that grow mainly in Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan and North-Western India with the name coming from the Hindu Kush mountain range
Recovered by authorities inside the house located at Magdalena Homes Subdivision were about 70 pots of Kush plants, a report from PDEA said.
Also arrested during the raid were the alleged owners of the ‘farm’ who were identified as Simon Stuart Mclaren Watson, a 42-year-old British national, and his live-in Filipina partner Rizza Fernandez, 28, PDEA said.
The Watson and Fernandez are now in custody of the PDEA as charges are being prepared against them. /muf
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