Inilabas ng National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) ang dalawang mug shots ng actor-TV host na si Vhong Navarro ngayong Martes ng hapon, September 20, 2022.
- Vhong Navarro voluntarily surrenders, posts bail for acts of lasciviousness case
- Taguig court orders arrest of Vhong Navarro for rape; no bail recommended
Naglabas din ng pahayag ang NBI ukol sa boluntaryong pagsuko ni Vhong sa kanilang opisina sa Quezon City kahapon, September 19, matapos maglabas ang Metropolitan Trial Court, Branch 116 sa Taguig City ng warrant para sa kasong acts of lasciviousness.
Gayundin sa paglabas ng isa pang warrant of arrest mula naman sa Regional Trial Court Branch 69 ng Taguig City rin kaugnay naman sa kasong rape na kinahaharap ni Vhong.
Ayon pa sa pahayag, nailipat na si Vhong sa NBI-Security and Management Section (NBI-SMS) matapos itong magnegatibo sa COVID-19.
Buong pahayag ng ahensiya: “Actor Vhong Navarro, on September 19, 2022, surrendered to National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) after a Warrant of Arrest was issued against him.
“Through his legal counsel, Vhong Navarro coordinated with the NBI expressing his intent to voluntarily surrender in relation to the Warrant of Arrest issued against him for Acts of Lasciviousness by the Metropolitan Trial Court (MTC) Branch 116, Taguig City on September 15, 2022. The bail for the said case was fixed at Php 36,000.00.
“In the morning of September 19, 2022, the actor, together with his counsels appeared before the NBI, Vtech Tower, G. Araneta Avenue, Quezon City to voluntarily submit himself to the custody of the NBI. He was thereafter processed as per the Bureau’s standard operating procedure.
“In the afternoon of the same day, another Warrant of Arrest for Rape, with no bail recommended, was issued against Vhong Navarro by the Regional Trial Court Branch 69, Taguig City.
“Accordingly, he was subjected to antigen test where he tested negative and was turned over to NBI-Security and Management Section (NBI-SMS) today, September 20, 2022 for detention.”
Ayon naman sa abogado ni Vhong na si Atty. Alma Mallonga, maghahain sila ng petition for bail para sa agarang paglaya ng It's Showtime host.