P62-M fully grown marijuana plants destroyed in Kalinga

Published June 27, 2022, 3:19 PM

by Comanda Rizaldy C.

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Fully grown marijuana plants valued at P62 million were uprooted and burned in a three-day eradication operation in Barangays Buscalan, Butbut Proper, and Loccong in Tinglayan, Kalinga.

FULLY grown marijuana plants go up in smoke during an eradication campaign in Tinglayan, Kalinga over the weekend.
A total of 16 marijuana plantations — six in Buscalan; three in Butbut Proper, and seven in Loccong — with an area of 25,950-square meters planted with 310,000 fully grown marijuana plants with a total Standard Drug Price (SDP) of P62 million were discovered.

The marijuana eradication campaign dubbed “Oplan: Tambur” of the Kalinga Police Provincial Office was conducted in coordination with the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Kalinga from June 24 to 26.

Police Col. Peter Tagtag Jr., Kalinga police chief, commended the operatives for a job well done and their collaborative efforts with the community that led to the successful marijuana eradication in Tinglayan.