PHP5.8-M worth of marijuana destroyed in Kalinga — PDEA

PHP5.8-M worth of marijuana destroyed in Kalinga — PDEA

MANILA — Operatives from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police (PNP) have destroyed about PHP5.18 million worth of fully-grown marijuana plants, stalks, leaves and seeds during an eradication operation in Kalinga province.

PDEA Director General Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac Jr. said that no cultivator was apprehended during the marijuana eradication operation on June 11 at three marijuana plantation sites, with an estimated land area of 3,800 square meters in Sitios Balete, Challet and Challog, all in Barangay Loccong, Tinglayan, Kalinga

He added the operatives uprooted a total of destruction of 23,900 pieces of fully-grown marijuana plants and 10,000 pieces of marijuana seedlings with an overall value of PHP5,180,000. PNA/northboundasia.com