Camp Major Bado, Dangwa La Trinidad, Benguet- Continuous and intensive marijuana eradication operation conducted by Kalinga police led to the discovery 183,500 pieces of Fully Grown Marijuana Plants (FJMP) with Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 36,700,000 being cultivated in the mountainous area of Tinglayan, Kalinga on July 20.
Citing reports submitted to the Regional Director, PBGEN RONALD OLIVER LEE, disclosed that personnel of Kalinga PPO, RIU-14, PDEA Kalinga and PDEG SOU 14 Kalinga launched separate operations and discovered nine (9) marijuana farms in two barangays of Tinglayan.
In Barangay Loccong, operatives eradicated a total of 107,500 pieces of FGMJP discovered in an estimated land area of 600 sqm with SDP of Php 21,500,000.00, said plants were discovered in three (3) different plantation sites.
Moreover, in Barangay Butbut Proper, operatives destroyed 76,000 pieces of FGMJP with SDP of Php 15,200,000.00 planted in six (6) plantation sites with 6,700 sqm land area.
All the discovered FGMJP were uprooted and burned on-site while investigation is being conducted to disclose the identity of cultivators. (PROCOR-PIO)