A total of Php 10,025,000.00 worth of marijuana plants were discovered by PROCOR cops in separate operations conducted in the mountainous area of Tinglayan, Kalinga from November 15 to 17, 2021.
Based on the reports submitted to PROCOR Regional Director, PBGEN Ronald Oliver Lee, joint operatives of Kalinga PPO, RID PROCOR, RMFB15, and PDEA Kalinga, conducted separate marijuana eradication operations that led to the discovery of two (2) marijuana plantation sites in a communal forest in Brgy Loccong and another plantation site in Brgy Tulgao West.
From the two (2) sites in Brgy Loccong, operatives were able to discover 20,000 pieces of fully grown marijuana plants with Standard Drug Price (SDP) of Php 4,000,000.00 cultivated in an estimated land area of 2,000 square meters and 625 pieces of marijuana seedlings with SDP of Php 25,000.00 cultivated in a land area of 25 square meters.
Meanwhile, in Brgy Tulgao West, operatives discovered a total of 50 kilograms of marijuana stalks and dried marijuana leaves with SDP amounting to Php 6,000,000.00.
All discovered marijuana plants were uprooted and burned on-site by the operatives. Further, an investigation is ongoing to identify possible cultivators. (PROCOR-PIO)