POLICE in Jiwaka Province have uprooted a marijuana garden near a primary school, the Post-Courier reports.
Members of the Kudjip based Highway Patrol 4 raided a location next to the Papen Primary School near Kindeng and uprooted the illicit plants.
The policemen said it was a disgrace to see marijuana plants growing next to the primary school and exposed to the students.
They appealed to the surrounding people living near all the schools in the area not to cultivate such illegal drags as it would only affect their communities.
The policemen destroyed the marijuana and dump them at the nearby River Tuman