The Attorney General’s Office will investigate General Zapateiro for possible involvement in politics

On April 25, this Monday The Attorney General’s Office will notify the Army commander, General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro, of the beginning of an investigation into his possible involvement in politics following the controversy-inducing trills in which he mentioned presidential candidate Gustavo Petro .

Before opening an investigation, the Attorney General’s Office reviewed several aspects. It also confirmed that the report was true.

After consulting with in disciplinary matters, the Public Prosecutor’s Office believes that there are enough merits to conclude that General Zapateiro was in violation of the regulations that prohibit members of public force from adopting a hostile position or participating in an electoral campaign. was in this forum that General Zapateiro wrote a tweet on Twitter responding to the candidate. It also contained an extremely controversial one where he writes “I haven’t seen any general on television receiving poor money.” Colombians witnessed you receiving money in a trash bag.”

Different sections of the political spectrum have weighed in on the issue and voiced their opinions before the general’s vote as well as the candidate. Be petro gustavo that the Office will also investigate regarding alleged involvement in politics like 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; and the governor Caqueta Arnulfo Gasca.