Vhong Navarro’s camp finally voiced out their disappointment over the Taguig Regional Trial Court’s decision on granting to post bail Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee and Simeon Raz, Jr. Their side had ‘lost faith’ in the handling of the case.
Atty. Alma Mallonga, Navarro’s lawyer, believed that the court had admitted that there was a detention, but the legality of the detention was questionable. She conformed that they had already submitted motion for reconsideration and and inhibition against the resolution of the granted bail.
In her interview on DZMM, she admitted that they had lost their confidence in the court. She was amazed that even the question of whether a rape happened or not was still undecided by the court despite of the CCTV footage that had been passed as an evidence against the accused.
Atty. Mallonga also cited that the reason they are making their frustration public was that the camp of the accused categorically is telling the public that the granted bail is one way of saying that the accused were telling the truth. Furthermore, she wanted to know when would the court finally decide about the case.
With the lack of evidence in question as the basis of the granted bail, Navarro’s camp was reported to have passed another CCTV footage as an evidence. In an exclusive interview of ABS-CBN, teary-eyed Navarro also personally voiced out his frustrations and fear about him and his family’s safety now that Cedric Lee and Simeon Raz, Jr are already out on bail. Cornejo is still on custody.
It was January 24,2014 when Filipinos were shocked to see the photos of the actor-host’s beaten up face after he was allegedly tied up and attacked by Lee and his group in a condominium unit in the Fort Santiago on January 22nd. As it can be remembered, Vhong’s camp issued a statement saying that he was invited by Cornejo to visit her in her condo. Navarro filed several cases including serious illegal detention, which was said to be non-bailable. Cornejo filed two cases of rape against Navarro that was both denied by the court. Reference: abs-cbnnews