- Bong Revilla Jr. has been declared not guilty of plunder
- The reaction of Revilla and his loved ones after hearing the verdict was caught on video
- His son Jolo Revilla also took to social media to post his thoughts about the verdict
Bong Revilla Jr. was declared not guilty of plunder by the Sandiganbayan.
KAMI learned that a video of the former senator and his family getting emotional over the verdict has gone viral.
The dramatic video by Maki Pulido was posted by GMA-7 News. His wife Lani Mercado can be seen breaking into tears after learning about the verdict.
Even Revilla was teary-eyed as he hugged his loved ones.
"Of course because I know that I'm not guilty. Noon ko pa sinasabi na wala akong kasalanan," Revilla said, who also thanked God for the verdict.
His son Jolo Revilla also posted on social media about his dad:
“Uuwi na kami ni Papa! Kumpleto na ulit ang pamilya namin sa aming bahay.
“Maraming maraming salamat sa lahat ng nagdasal para sa kanyang paglaya.
“The truth will always prevail,” he wrote.
Revilla was detained for four years at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame.
His wife, Lani Mercado, is the Mayor of Bacoor, Cavite.
In a previous report by KAMI, Bong Revilla Jr. has joined the senatorial race for the 2019 elections.
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