Marijuana plantation burned

October 25, 2019

A clandestine marijuana plantation in Tampakan, South Cotabato has been overrun by combined agents of the Police Regional Office 12 and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, PRO12 director, Brigadier General Alfred S. Corpus said yesterday.

Uprooted and burned by troops during the eradication operation in Sitios Alyong, Lapla and Lamalis in Barangays Danlag, Kimlawis and Datalblao were some 27,000 fully-grown marijuana plants and seedlings, the official said.

Corpus said that the suspected marijuana cultivator identified as Gugwelin Macondon, a resident of Sitio Datal Alyong in Bgy. Danlag was not around during the operation and is still being hunted as of press time by officers led by Captain Aljun Besario.