The Attorney General’s Office will inform General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro of the beginning and ending of a preliminary inquiry against him in relation to his possible involvement in politics.
The Attorney General’s Office analyzed several factors before deciding to initiate a preliminary inquiry. The investigation included confirming that it was an official report from the Army commander.
The Public Prosecutor’s Office has examined the evidence and concluded that Zapateiro violated the rules that prohibit citizens of the security force from being able to take sides in an election.
There was Gustavo Petro when General Zapateiro wrote a thread on Twitter that criticized the candidate, which included an extremely controversial one in which he states “I haven’t seen any general on television receiving bad money.” The Colombians have witnessed you receiving money in the garbage bag.”
Different political parties weighed in on the issue and gave their opinions in opposition to the general’s rifirrafe as well as the candidate. Be gustavo petro that the Office may also conduct an investigation concerning alleged political involvement, including Zapateiro to the mayors in Medellin, Daniel Quintero, Cartagena and William Dau; Bogota’s mayor Claudia Lopez; Manizales, Carlos Mario Marin; Ibague Andres Hurtado and the governor of Caqueta Arnulfo Gasca.