Local police from Baguio City have arrested a 60-year old man after he was reported to grow Marijuana on flower pots in his home.
According to the operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Cordillera and the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO), a search warrant was issued after they received reports that potted weeds are inside the man’s residence at Barangay Sto. Rosario Valley.
During the arrest, the unnamed suspect insisted he is growing and using the illegal plants for medical purposes. Authorities said that he is a high profile target and arrested him for violating Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.