Over P20-million worth of marijuana destroyed in Cebu

The alleged owners of 3 marijuana plantations discovered in Cebu province on Saturday are still being pursued.

According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region VII, plantations in Balamban town and were tracked on the same day.

The PDEA joined the police, navy, and military in the eradication operation.

Eleven thousand five hundred marijuana plants were uprooted on a land area of ​​800 square meters in Sitio Quo, Barangay Gaas in Balamban.

It is estimated to be worth P4.6 million.

In the afternoon, the group then headed to Toledo, where they seized about 40,000 fully grown marijuana plants at two sites in Sitio Hikapon, Barangay General Climaco.

The value of the plants is P16 million in a total of 2,500 square meters of land.

According to the PDEA, the cultivators of the plantations were not caught and are said to have fled.

The owner of the plantation in Balamban was identified as Rodrigo Cabilles.

After taking some samples to take to the laboratory, the uprooted plants were burned at the site and buried in the ground.

In total, about P20.6 million worth of crops were destroyed.


Intramuros, tourism sites in Manila are now open

Many tourism sites have opened in Manila due to the decrease in the number of cases.

Intramuros announced that senior citizens, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, and persons with health risks can now enter some areas in Walled City.

Exclusive for them are Fort Santiago and Baluarte de San Diego every Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. for exercise. Just be fully vaccinated and must book a slot online first. 2 companions can also come as long as they are fully vaccinated.

The Destileria Limtuaco Museum in Intramuros has also opened for the fully vaccinated. In museums in Intramuros, minors are still not allowed.

Rizal Park and Paco Park are also open for the vaccinated or not, as long as they follow health protocols.

The National Museum can now be visited for those who have been vaccinated.

Manila Ocean Park is also open to the public from Thursday to Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Children and are not allowed yet.

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