P29.8-M illegal drugs destroyed

BUTUAN CITY — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the Caraga Region destroyed at least P29.8 million worth of illegal drugs seized from various anti-illegal drugs operations in the region.

With the support of the other stakeholders, the illegal drugs were burned through an incinerator at the Richmond Plywood Corporation here.

“The destruction of these dangerous drugs has been approved by the local courts,” the PDEA-13 said in a statement.

The activity was led by PDEA-13 Assistant Regional Director Mary Leslie Sharon Maquilang, Agusan del Norte Provincial Administrator Elizabeth Marie Ramirez, and Col. Jose Manalad Jr. of the Police Regional Office in the region.

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