Atty. Lorna Kapunan withdraws as Janet Lim Napoles’ lead counsel

Maybe she just wants to get away from the controversy.

Philstar.com’s Louis Bacani, Mike Frialde, and Camille Diola report that Atty. Lorna Kapunan "has resigned as lead counsel for Janet Lim Napoles in her serious illegal detention case."


The report noted: "Kapunan’s withdrawal will not affect the case as Napoles is still being represented by Atty. Alfredo Villamor as collaborating lawyer and could simply appoint another lawyer to represent her."


In a TV interview, Kapunan said that there were some "differences in opinion" in how Napoles’ illegal detention case was being handled.

 

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