The Attorney General’s Office will conduct an investigation General Zapateiro for possible involvement in politics

This Monday, April 25, the Attorney General’s Office will notify the Army general in charge General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro, of the beginning of an investigation preliminary against him for possible participation in politics, following the controversial trills in which he mentions presidential candidate Gustavo Petro .

Before opening a preliminary probe before launching a preliminary probe Attorney General’s Office examined several elements. They also confirmed whether it was the official account given by the Army commander.

petro gustavo has examined the evidence and concluded that Zapateiro violated the rules that prohibit citizens of the forces to take sides in an election.

General Zapateiro has created a Twitter thread responding to the presidential candidate. It also contained an unpopular one in which he stated that he had never seen any generals receive poor money from the media. petro gustavo have seen you take money out of the garbage bag.

Different political segments have weighed in and provided their opinions on behalf of the general and the candidate. Be that the Office also will investigate allegations of involvement in politics. For example Zapateiro’s comments addressed the mayors at Medellin, Daniel Quintero; Cartagena William Dau Claudia Lopez; the mayor of Bogota Claudia Lopez; and the Manizales Carlos Mario Marin. to the governor of Caqueta Arnulfo Gasca.