Sulu - Joint operatives of Sulu Police Provincial Office, PDEA BARMM, PDEA ROIX, S2MBLT7, S2MBLT8, MCIC4, and FRG conducted anti-illegal drug operation that resulted to the confiscation of seven million-six hundred thousand pesos (Php 7,600,000.00) estimated worth of Marijuana on March 26, 2021 at Barangay Masjid, Punjungan, Kalingalan Caluang, Sulu.
Report from Sulu Police Provincial Office disclosed that operating units confiscated at the site 1 an uprooted more or less 1000MJ plants planted in approximately 2000 square meters land area and at the site 2 an uprooted more or less 9000 Marijuana plants planted in approximately 1.5 hectares of land area. Confiscated Marijuana has an estimated total national average value of Seven Million Six Hundred Thousand Pesos Only ( Php 7, 600,000.00).
Uprooted evidence were burned in the area of operation and sample evidence will be submitted to PDEA Laboratory IX for examination. Cases for violation of Republic Act No 9165 will be filed against the at large suspect identified as alias "Otoh".
Police Brigadier General Samuel P Rodriguez, Regional Director, PRO BAR lauded the operating units. He reiterates that PRO BAR is determined to eradicate illegal drugs in the Bangsamoro region.