ILIGAN City–Police authorities recovered sacks of marijuana plants in Barangay Lumbatan Manacab in Buadipuso Buntong, Lanao del Sur last Sunday (March 31).
The police managed to recover the three sacks of marijuana plants weighing 30 kilograms from the area from a tipster.
Police Captain Jemar Delos Santos, information officer of the Police Regional Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-BARMM), said the plants were already uprooted and sacked when the police arrived in the area.
“Sila na ang nagbunot ng marijuana plants… sa bundok daw po nakatanim sa malawak na taniman,” Delos Santos said.
Delos Santos said there are leads on the identity of the owners of the marijuana plantation and is now under investigation.
Police Brigadier General Graciano Mijares, regional director of PRO-BARMM, said the confiscated marijuana plants were brought to Buadipuso Buntong Municipal Police Station for proper disposition.