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Benguet Cops Destroyed ₱712K Worth Of Marijuana

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Camp Major Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet – Once again, Benguet Police Provincial Office scored anew in the campaign against illegal drugs following the destruction of ₱ 712,000 worth of fully grown marijuana plants in the hinterland of Bakun, Benguet over the weekend.

The two-day marijuana eradication resulted in the discovery of five marijuana plantation sites with a total land area of 1,320 square meters in Barangay Kayapa, Bakun, Benguet.

On November 21, a total of 2,360 fully grown marijuana plants with an estimated worth of ₱ 472, 000 were uprooted in three different sites in Sitios of Lepsik, Mabilig and Mantugali, all of Barangay Kayapa, Bakun, Benguet.

The following day of November 22, two more plantation sites were discovered planted with 1,200 FGMP with an estimated value of ₱ 240, 000 were uprooted in Sitio Pacda of Barangay Kayapa, Bakun Benguet.

The marijuana plants were burned onsite by the joint operatives of Bakun Municipal Police Station (MPS), Benguet Provincial Intelligence Branch and Drug Enforcement Unit, and only representation were brought for evidentiary purposes.

No cultivators were found, however, operatives are conducting further investigation to identify the owners and cultivators. (PROCOR RPIO)

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