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Marijuana plants worth P23.4M destroyed in Kalinga

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 04:40 PM October 22, 2021
uprooting and burning of marijuana plants in kalinga province

These marijuana plants in Barangay Loccong, Tinglayan town, Kalinga province were uprooted and burned by authorities during a five-day operation that began on Oct. 16. (Photo courtesy of PNP-Kalinga)

TUGUEGARAO CITY––Authorities uprooted and burned P23.4-million worth of marijuana plants during a five-day operation in Tinglayan town, Kalinga province, police said Friday, Oct. 22

The marijuana plantations were discovered in Barangay Loccong by local police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency agents.

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Found at the sites were 90,000 full-grown marijuana plants and 45 kilos of dried marijuana leaves and stalks.

But police said no cultivators were arrested during the operation between Oct. 16 to 20.

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