Kapunan walks out on Napoles, quits as her lawyer!

Atty. Lorna Kapunan who is handling Janet Lim Napoles‘ case for illegal detention case filed by whistle blower Benhur Luy, walks out of the courtroom while the hearing is on going!

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It is then reported that Kapunan resigned as Napoles lawyer for the said case. And the reason for her resignation was cited as “differences of opinion”.

Kapunan is also handling the defense of Napoles in the controversial  pork barrel scam.

Will she quit that case too?

What do you think?

Where in the world is Janet Napoles? Warrant of Arrest issued and she cannot be found!

Janet Napoles, tagged as the brains behind the P10 billion pork barrel scam is issued a warrant of arrest!

But wait, Napoles is issued warrant of arrest together with her brother Reynaldo for the alleged kidnapping of whistleblower Benhur Luy and not for the pork barrel scam.

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The Department of Justice filed a case before the Makati City Regional Trial Court for serious illegal detention of Luy last December. The case was raffled off to Branch 150 of Judge Elmo Alameda who issued the warrant and no bail was recommended.

Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) are looking for Napoles to serve the warrant and is now looking. As ofWednesday night that at least 4 NBI teams are searching for Napoles and her brother. Once the arrest warrant is served to Napoles, she will be detained at the NBI Custodial Center.

NBI Spokesperson was reported as saying the hunt for Napoles now involves the whole bureau, with all provincial divisions on full alert and actively helping in the hunt for the businesswoman.

Luy a former employee of Napoles’ JLN Group of Companies, accused Napoles and at least 3 others of detaining him against his will at a condominium unit in Taguig City from December 19, 2012 to March 22 of this year.

He claimed he was detained to prevent him from revealing the involvement of Napoles in the 2004 fertilizer fund scam.

Luy has claimed that Napoles set fake NGOs to get billions in pork barrel funds of lawmakers.

Napoles has denied the allegation, saying her wealth was legitimately acquired. She also said Luy volunteered to go on a retreat at the time he was allegedly being detained against his will.

Source: ANC

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