Here’s the reaction of Bianca Lapus, ex-wife of Vhong Navarro to his arrest
BIANCA LAPUS – The ex-wife of Vhong Navarro defended the actor amid his case.
Navarro surrendered to NBI on September 19, 2022, in accordance with the Warrant of Arrest issued against him.
Vhong Navarro coordinated with the NBI through his legal counsel, expressing his intention to voluntarily surrender in relation to the Warrant of Arrest issued by the Metropolitan Trial Court (MTC) Branch 116, Taguig City, on September 15, 2022, for Acts of Lasciviousness. Bail was set at Php 36,000.00 in the aforementioned case.
The actor appeared before the NBI with his counsel at Vtech Tower, G. Araneta Avenue, Quezon City, to voluntarily submit himself to the custody of the NBI. He was then subjected to the Bureau’s standard operating procedure.
But in the afternoon of the same day, the Regional Trial Court Branch 69 in Taguig City issued another Warrant of Arrest for R*pe with no bail recommended.
The actor-TV host is currently being detained at the NBI-Security and Management Section (NBI-SMS).
Earlier, his wife Tanya Winona Bautista has spoken up on his case.
Aside from her, the actor’s ex-wife also posted a statement in his defense.
In a Twitter post, Lapus said that while Navarro is not perfect, she believes that he’s a good man and innocent.
“Standing by this GOOD MAN. Not perfect but definitely a good kind-hearted man. Otherwise, it won’t be easy for me to become friends and co-parent with him. The truth will prevail. Walang iwanan,” she wrote.
It was in 1998 when Vhong Navarro and Bianca Lapus got married. However, after being together for 10 years, they decided to split up.
Despite breaking up, they were able to maintain a good friendship and as co-parents to their child.
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