PNP summons security guards at Deniece Cornejo’s condominium
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine National Police (PNP) has summoned the private security guards manning the ritzy residential building in Taguig City where TV host-actor Vhong Navarro was beaten up by a group of men for allegedly raping model Deniece Cornejo on Jan. 22.
Personnel and officials of Megaforce Security Inc. were ordered to appear at the office of the PNP Supervisory Office for Security and Investigation Agency (SOSIA) in Camp Crame at 10 a.m. Monday.
Chief Supt.Tomas Rentoy III, PNP-SOSIA chief, said the personnel of the security agency were “directed” to shed light on the controversial events inside Cornejo’s rented unit at Forbeswood Heights condominium.
Rentoy said the security guards would have to explain their actions after seeing the group of businessman Cedric Lee bringing out Navarro from the condominium.
“Security personnel are force multipliers of the PNP. They should have asked the group of men what happened. They should have taken immediate actions,” he said.
Footages from the closed circuit television cameras of the building showed Lee and several men leading the actor to the elevator with his hands tied on his back.
Rentoy said his office actually deferred its summons for the security guards since the National Bureau of Investigation had started its probe into the Jan. 22 case.
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