Just this morning, April 15, 2014, Dennis Datu, one of the ace field reporters of DZMM Radio owned and managed by ABS-CBN, confirmed that Jed Fernandez, one of the men accused of beating up Vhong Navarro posted bail for grave coercion case at the Taguig Metropolitan Trial Court. Based on an updated post of ABS-CBN News, Fernandez was accompanied by his legal counsel but refused to give any detailed information regarding the case.
Before he came out and posted his bail for a grave coercion case, his friend and co-accused Ferdinand Guerrero has allegedly tried to leave the country yesterday. However, because of the alert minds of immigration officials who have pleasantly talked and encouraged him to secure a clearance from Bureau of Immigration and Deportation Commissioner Sigfried Mison, Ferdinand Guerrero's attempt to leave the country was prevented.
The report was confirmed by Tony Calvento, a very brave print and broadcast journalist, who has shewed support to actor-host Vhong Navarro since day one of his battle for truth and justice, on his official Facebook page. But if Jed Fernandez and Ferdinand Guerrero have already come out and exercised their rights, Cedric Lee, his sister Bernice, Deniece Cornejo and several others involved in the mauling incident are still not showing interest to come out and post their bail before the Taguig Metropolitan Trial Court.
There are reports confirming Cedric's scheduled flight last Saturday, but according to Ms. Korina Sanchez, said schedule was cancelled last Friday evening. What about Deniece Cornejo? After her phone interview with GMA-7 last week, Deniece chose to remain silent regarding the issue, but according to Atty. Howard Calleja, his clients including Deniece are willing to face the charges filed by Vhong.
He also confirmed that all of them are still in the metro contrary to some observers claim that they are hiding. Obviously, the next few days are very critical, especially this coming Monday, because they can be arrested if the presiding judge issues arrest warrants in the case of serious illegal detention, which is a non-bailable offense. Can you imagine that?