Winasak ng PNP at PDEA ang nasa 43,000 fully grown marijuana plants at 400 gramo ng cannabis products na tinatayang may kabuuang halaga na PhP8,648,000.00 sa tatlong magkakasunod na araw ng operasyon mula Abril 12-14 sa Tinglayan, Kalinga.
Apat na plantation sites ang pinasok ng mga operatiba ng PNP Drug Enforcement Group Special Unit 1 (lead unit), PDEA-CAR Kalinga PO, Tinglayan MPS, PDEU Kalinga, RDEU PRO-COR, 1st KPMFC, 2nd KPMFC, RMFB15 (1502nd MC), RMFB15 (1503rd MC), RID PRO-COR/RIU14, PIU Kalinga, Pangasinan PPO, Pinukpuk MPS, at Lubuagan MPS sa Brgy. Ngibat. Dali-dali ring binunot at pinagsusunog ang mga nasabing halaman sa area.
“We will continue with the marijuana eradication operations nationwide with the aim of totally ending the illegal cultivation and sale of this plant. Likewise, appropriate court charges await against identified weed cultivators,” pahayag ni PNP Chief, Police General Debold M. Sinas.
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