CAMP MAJOR BADO DANGWA, LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET – Following the successive illegal drug eradications in the municipality of Kibungan last week which resulted in the destruction of more than 47M worth of marijuana, police launched another operation and destroyed 210 marijuana seedlings at a plantation site in Sitio Buduan, Poblacion, Kibungan, Benguet on June 7, 2021.
Based on reports from Kibungan MPS, the operation stemmed from an information received regarding alleged marijuana cultivation in the site. Thus Kibungan police together with PDEU/PIU, and Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC), all of Benguet PPO, trekked for two hours going to the site, using drone to locate and scour the area.
210 pieces of marijuana seedlings worth Php 8,400.00 were discovered and destroyed at the 30-square meter site.
Further, police and its partner agencies continuously tap the local officials and the community for the monitoring and reporting to authorities of possible marijuana grow sites and cultivators for their town to be cleared off illegal drugs. (PROCOR-PIO).