Marijuana worth P4.2M burned in 2 Kalinga plantations
TUGUEGARAO CITY — Police and anti-drug agents on Tuesday burned about P4.2 million worth of marijuana plants in two plantations in Tinglayan town in Kalinga.
Captain Ruffy Manganip, Kalinga police information officer, said in a phone interview on Wednesday, Dec. 7, that the authorities uprooted about 17,000 fully grown marijuana worth P3.4-million in one plantation and 4,000 plants worth P800,000 in another in Barangay Buscalan.
The police information officer saide they arrested no cultivator as they had yet to identify and track down the people behind the plantations.
Once identified, the suspects would face charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, Manganip said.
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