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Cedric Lee, accomplice brought to NBI headquarters

/ 07:23 PM April 27, 2014

Cedric Lee (left,orange shirt) and Simeon “Zimmer” Raz (center, red shirt) are brought by agents to the NBI headquarters in Manila. Thery were arrested in Oras, Eastern Samar for grave coercion and serious illegal detention charges with the alleged mauling of Vhong Navarro last January 22, 2014. INQUIRER PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

MANILA, Philippines — Cedric Lee and his friend Simeon Palma, also known as Zimmer Raz, were taken directly to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Headquarters in Manila upon their arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 at around 8 a.m. on Sunday.

NBI authorities took the mugshots and fingerprints of the two who were wearing almost matching polo shirts shortly after they were taken into custody in a detention area inside the NBI facility where they are currently staying.

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Investigators also said that Lee’s sister Berniece, who was arrested last week but managed to post bail, also arrived the NBI office on Sunday with lawyer Howard Calleja.

Cedric Lee, Palma and several others have been charged with serious illegal detention and serious physical injuries for mauling and detaining actor Vhong Navarro whom they had tried to frame for rape and to extort money from.

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TAGS: Arrest, Cedric Lee, Crime, Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport, Department of Justice, Detention, extortion, grave threats, Leila de Lima, National Bureau of Investigation, Security, serious illegal detention, serious physical injuries, Simon Palma, Vhong Navarro, Zimmer Raz
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