CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao — Acting on a tip from civilians, police authorities, backed by military troops, seized firearms and destroyed marijuana plants with an estimated value of more than P12 million in Maguing, Lanao del Sur on Thursday.
Colonel Jibin Boncayao, Lanao del Sur police director, said the marijuana plantation was located on a 3-hectare farm in Barangay Bato-Bato, hidden among tall grass and trees.
When they arrived at the place, operatives found five assault rifles left inside a shanty near the plantation. The shanty could be an observation point of plantation caretakers or cultivators, said Boncayao.
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