The Attorney General will conduct an investigation into Zapateiro’s possible involvement in political activities.

On April 25, this Monday The Attorney General’s Office will notify the Army commander, General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro, of the opening of an investigation preliminary against him for possible participation in politics, following the controversial trills , in which he mentioned presidential candidate Gustavo Petro . analyzed several aspects before deciding to launch an investigation. included verifying that the account was actually an official statement by the Army commander.

After consulting with experts in disciplinary matters, the Public Prosecutor’s Office believes that there are enough merits to conclude that Zapateiro violated regulations that prevent personnel of the public forces from taking a position that is hostile or participating in an election campaign. responded to the candidate on Twitter. Zapateiro also wrote a controversial post where he wrote “I haven’t seen any general receiving poor money on TV.” have seen money being taken out of a garbage bag. were involved in the debate and offered their views on behalf of the general and the candidate. Keep in mind that the Office will also pursue investigations regarding alleged involvement in politics including Zapateiro, Cartagena William Dau; the mayors of Medellin and Cartagena as well as the mayors of Bogota and Claudia Lopez; the Manizales Carlos Mario Marin; Ibague Andres Hurtado as well as the governor Caqueta Arnulfo Gasca.