Latest update about Vhong Navarro
VHONG NAVARRO – The actor and television host was transferred from the National Bureau of Investigation to the Taguig City Jail on Monday, November 21.
It can be recalled that it was on September 19, 2022, when Vhong Navarro surrendered to NBI in accordance with the Warrant of Arrest issued against him. The actor-television host 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.
He was detained at the NBI-Security and Management Section (NBI-SMS) for more than two months. But according to NBI, the actor was transferred to the Taguig City Jail. It was confirmed by Atty. Maggie Garduque of the legal team of Vhong Navarro.
“We confirm the transfer of Vhong today from NBI to BJMP,” Garduque said. “This is in compliance with the order of the court dated November 7, 2022,” she added.
According to the NBI, Navarro would go through a required medical examination, an RT-PCR test, in accordance with the medical protocol.
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