Baguio: P15-M Worth of marijuana destroyed in Kalinga anew


After  the successful “OPLAN HERODOTUS 2” that resulted in the discovery and destruction of more than half-billion worth of marijuana plants, another marijuana eradication operation was conducted by combined elements of police Cordillera and PDEA-CAR in the mountainous area of Kalinga.

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Dubbed as “OPLAN MARITES”, the operation resulted in the discovery and destruction of P 15 million worth of marijuana plants on March 11-12, 2022.

Based on police reports eight plantation sites were raided by the operatives in Brgy. Bugnay, Tinglayan, Kalinga.

The operatives uprooted and burned a total of 75,000 pieces of fully grown marijuana plants from eight marijuana plantation sites with an estimated land area of 7,150 square meters.

All marijuana plants were uprooted and destroyed on-site. No cultivators were apprehended during the operations. (Joseph Manzano, photo courtesy of PROCOR-PIO)

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