PDEA, PNP operatives destroy P8-M marijuana plants in Kalinga | Inquirer News

PDEA, PNP operatives destroy P8-M marijuana plants in Kalinga

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 09:44 AM February 27, 2021

PDEA and PNP operatives pose before marijuana plants which were eventually destroyed following its discovery in a Kalinga plantation last week. (Photo courtesy of PNP-Region 2)

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Marijuana plants worth an estimated P8-million were destroyed in Tingalayan, Kalinga  by operatives from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)  last Thursday, belated police report said.

The marijuana plants were being cultivated in five sites in Barangay (village) Loccong.


PDEA and PNP personnel uproot and destroy marijuana plants in a plantation in Tinglayan, Kalinga last week.  (Photo courtesy of PNP-Region 2)

The Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency launched the Loccong crackdown following last week’s confiscation of 41 packs of marijuana bricks and 500 grams of shabu (crystal meth) in Quezon, Isabela, said Police Lt. Col. Andree Camhol-Abella, PNP-Cagayan Valley regional spokesperson.

The PNP and PDEA operatives burned 21,600 marijuana plants, 30 dried marijuana stalks, and a kilo of marijuana seeds.


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