HOWIE Calleja, the legal counsel of businessman Cedric Lee, Zimmer Raz and model Deniece Cornejo, on Wednesday expressed confidence that his clients will be acquitted from the serious illegal detention and grave coercion charges filed by TV host and actor Vhong Navarro. Lee, Raz, and Cornejo are facing charges in connection to the mauling of Navarro in January. On Monday, the Taguig Regional Trial Court allowed them to post bail of P500,000 each, allowing Lee and Raz to secure temporary release on Tuesday. Cornejo posted bail on Wednesday at the Pasig Regional Trial Court.
NEIL A. ALCOBER