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P1.3M marijuana seized in Kalinga

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 09:55 AM August 02, 2021
Seized dried marijuana leaves in Tabuk City, Kalinga

Police in Cagayan Valley and a team from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency seized these dried marijuana leaves worth P1.3 million in Tabuk City, Kalinga.(Photo courtesy of PDEA-Region 2)

TUGUEGARAO CITY—Authorities seized P1.3-million worth of dried marijuana leaves at a hotel in Tabuk, Kalinga, police said on Sunday.

Lt Col. Andree Michelle Abella, Cagayan Valley regional police spokesperson, said two suspects, identified as Cindy Paclay-Addawi, 38, and Saldy Wasigan, 28, both from Tabuk City, were also arrested after they reportedly sold the contraband to an undercover agent inside the hotel on Friday.

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The seized items include dried marijuana leaves in 10 rectangular containers weighing 11 kilos, a mobile phone, a motorcycle, and marked peso bills.

Addawi and Pasigan were charged with violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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