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VIDEO: Cedric Lee, Zimmer Raz released on bail; Deniece Cornejo still in jail


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MANILA, Philippines - Cedric Lee and Zimmer Raz, two of the involved personalities for mauling of actor-host Vhong Navarro have been released on Tuesday afternoon, September 16 after posting bail of P500,000 each for serious illegal detention case.

Cedric Lee and Simeon Raz released on bail; Deniece Cornejo still in jail
Cedric Lee and Simeon Raz released on bail; Deniece Cornejo still in jail

Cedric and Zimmer were said to have already been granted their release orders by the Taguig Regional Trial Court led by Judge Paz Esperanza Cortes.


Deniece Cornejo which is still in jail was also allowed to post bail with the same amount and now trying to raise the money.

"We're trying to raise the money and, if we have it, we can post the bail soon," Cornejo's lawyer Ferdinand Topacio said.

Judge Cortes has just allowed them to post bail for their temporary liberty as the case will continue to run.

WATCH: Cedric Lee, Zimmer Raz leave Taguig court after posting bail (video courtesy of GMA News)


Atty. Howard Calleja said his clients are "extremely happy" about the resolution. He also said they will respect the move of Navarro's camp, which has already filed both a motion for reconsideration and a motion for inhibition against the decision and the judge.

Calleja also criticized the opposing camp, explaining that they have been respectful of any of the court's decision since the case started back in January.

Lee and Raz rode a vehicle of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in leaving the Taguig court.

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