PNP DRUG ENFORCEMENT GROUP (PNP DEG), CAMP BGEN RAFAEL T CRAME, QUEZON CITY – Special Operations Unit 1 (lead unit) led by PLTCOL HENRY G FLORES under the direct supervision of PBGEN RONALD O LEE, Director, PNP DEG with PDEA CAR, PDEA Region 1, Tinglayan PS, Kalinga PSMFC, Kalinga PDEU, RID/R2 and PROCOR/RDEU conducted marijuana eradication which resulted in the uprooting and destruction of 5,000 fully grown marijuana plants.
The successful marijuana eradication was conducted in the afternoon of December 1, 2020 in the mountainous area of Brgy. Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga. Operatives were able to uproot 3,000 full-grown marijuana trees in a 1,000 sqm of plantation on the 1st site with an estimated market value of Php 600,000.00 and 2,000 fully grown marijuana plants in another 1,000 sqm land with estimated value of Php 400,000.00. A total estimated value of Php1,000,000.00 worth of Mariujana plants was recorded in just a day. PBGEN LEE commended the effort of the SOU-1 operatives as they continue to do their sworn duty for the protection of the community against the illegal menace in the country.