Officers from the San Isidro de Catamarca Police Station had to interrupt the calm of Saturday morning to respond to an urgent call:
something had happened at the school in the town of El Bañado.
A mobile headed for the establishment that serves as a school for the boys of the small town, located in the Department of Valle Viejo,
just 30 kilometers south of the provincial capital
The call was made by a woman, who preferred to keep a reserve.
It's just that while he was doing maintenance tasks at the place, preparing for the return of the students in just a couple of weeks, one of the employees came across something that caught his attention.
It was a plant that he was not before.
The irregularity of the leaves, their characteristic green.
Although he had never seen one before, he recognized it immediately.
In the village school, someone had planted
a marijuana plant.
El Bañado has just over 25,000 inhabitants, according to 2010 census data. It is part of the urban agglomeration of Greater San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca.
Route 38 borders it, which connects with the city.
"The troops of the San Isidro Police Station
were formed at 9:45 am
on Saturday in the place where they required their presence," according to the official report quoted by the newspaper El Esquiú.
Once in the place, they met with a woman, who told how the whole sequence had been.
While a person was carrying out maintenance tasks in the back of the building, she became aware of the existence of the plant.
Although they were quite sure what type of plant they were dealing with, they requested the intervention of their peers from the
Dangerous Drugs Directorate
who, after arriving and carrying out "tasks of their specialty", determined without any doubt: it is Cannabis Sativa .
Someone was farming at school.
In the photos that the force shared,
no bud flowers are visible on the branches.
Once the identity of the marijuana plant found in the school was confirmed, the officers proceeded to kidnap it.
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