Video Message of Former Sen. Bong Revilla Following Release
BONG REVILLA – Through a video, former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. gave a message following his release from Camp Crame.
After four years of being detained in the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp Crame, former Senator Bong Revilla was recently released.
The Sandiganbayan found Revilla not guilty of plunder, a case filed against him due to his alleged involvement in the Pork Barrel Scam. The decision of the court was given yesterday, December 7, 2018.
Former Sen. Bong Revilla’s family is very happy over the decision of Sandiganbayan. His wife, Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado, and children including actor-politician Jolo Revilla were spotted with the former Senator yesterday.
After the decision of the Sandiganbayan acquitting former Sen. Bong Revilla from plunder, his camp went straight to the Office of the Clerk of Court to pay for the bail. The former Senator is still facing 16 counts of graft.
For his release, former Sen. Revilla paid a bail of Php 480,000.00. It was already 6:30 pm when he was released from Camp Crame.
On his Facebook account, a video message of former Sen. Bong Revilla taken after he was released from Camp Crame was posted. In the video, his son Jolo could be heard asking him about how he feel now that he is out from Crame.
“Thank you Lord! Thank you Lord! Ito lang masasabi ko… Lumabas yung katotohanan at nagpapasalamat ako sa mga patuloy na nananalangin… Para ako’y maging matatag,” he said.
The former Senator also added that he drew his courage from his countrymen and, most of all, from God. He also expressed his gratitude to his family and made special mention his wife Lani Mercado. Here is former Sen. Revilla’s video message:
As of this writing, the video message of former Sen. Bong Revilla has already racked up more than five thousand shares and two hundred eighty-six thousand views on the social media. Lots of netizens also expressed their happiness for his release.
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