Manila, Philippines - Another suspect included on the beating of actor and television host Vhong Navarro has been known. Navarro absolutely known Edgard Sampana because he was the one who placed the adhesive tape on his wrists on January 22. Vhong identified the suspect when Tony Calvento showed him the photo of Sampana that was provided by an informant.
The informant contacted Calvento, claiming that Sampana was the person shown on the CCTV holding the duct tape together with Bernice Lee and Simeon Raz within the elevator of the Forbeswood Heights condominium where Deniece Cornejo was staying. It was said on the abs-cbnnews that the informant turned over an image of Sampana to Tony on the fast food restaurant.
The photo of the mystery suspect is currently with Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and she ordered Prosecutor General Claro Arellano to contemplate Sampana as a suspect within the beating of Navarro.
The informant claimed that Sampana is the bodyguard of the family of Manuel Tan, the long-time friend of Jed Fernandez.
Calvento asked assistance from Carmelo Valmoria, the National Capital Region Police Office director Chief Superintendent, who ordered the discharge of police blotter from the Valenzuela police.
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