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PNP: P600,00 worth of marijuana plants destroyed in Lanao del Sur

/ 08:51 PM July 06, 2022
The photo shows a map of Lanao del Sur where operatives destroyed P600,000 worth of fully-grown marijuana plants

Map of Lanao del Sur

MANILA, Philippines – Operatives have destroyed P600,000 worth of fully-grown marijuana plants in Tugaya, Lanao del Sur, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said.

PNP said in a statement on Wednesday that the destroyed marijuana consisted of 3,000 fully-grown marijuana plants, which were found on a plantation in Brgy. Bago A Ingud in Tugaya, Lanao del Sur.

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The marijuana plantation was discovered when the PNP Drug Enforcement Group, Taguya Municipal Police, and other anti-drug operatives conducted an anti-illegal drug operation in the area on Tuesday, July 5.

But no suspect or cultivator was arrested during the said operation, the PNP said.

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“The series of uprooting and destruction of marijuana plants is a testament [to] the relentless drive to suppress those who harbor this kind of business. Definitely, [an] ongoing investigation will continue to find out those responsible for this,” PNP officer-in-charge Lt. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr. said. – Nicole Faye Agcaoili, INQUIRER.net intern

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