PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY –On August 5, 2021 at around 9:00 AM, Operatives of Special Operations Unit- Cordillera Administrative Region led by PBGEN REMUS B MEDINA, Director, PNP DEG, together with PDEA-Cordillera Administrative Region, Tinglayan Municipal Police Station, Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit- Kalinga Police Provincial Office, Police Mobile Force Company- Kalinga Police Provincial Office, 1501st, 1503rd and 1505th of Regional Mobile Force Battalion 15, Provincial Intelligence Unit, Regional Intelligence Unit 14 and Regional Drug Enforcement Unit/Regional Special Operations Group, Police Regional Office Cordillera Administrative Region conducted marijuana eradication in Brgy. Loccong,Tinglayan, Kalinga.
The Operating Teams were able to uproot and destroy 22,500 pieces of fully grown marijuana plants and 420 kilograms of dried marijuana leaves with a total estimated Standard Drug Price of Php 95,400,000.00 in seven (7) different sites in the mountainous area of Tinglayan, Kalinga with an estimated land area of 22,500 sqm. PBGEN MEDINA commended the operative’s effort in continuously implementing the fight against illegal drugs and encouraged them to work hard in identifying who are the responsible persons in planting the said illegal drugs. ###