The Attorney General’s office will investigate General Zapateiro for involvement in politics.

The Attorney General’s Office will notify General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro (Army commander) of the opening of an investigation into him regarding possible participation in political activities. This comes after the controversial trills where Zapateiro made reference to Gustavo Petro as a presidential candidate.

The Attorney General’s Office was analyzing several elements before making the decision to initiate an investigation. This included checking that the account was an official statement of the Army commander.

The Public Prosecutor’s Office has examined the evidence and concluded that General Zapateiro violated rules prohibiting members of the public force to be a part of an electoral contest.

General Zapateiro addressed the candidate on Twitter. Zapateiro also wrote a controversial post where he wrote “I have not seen any generals receiving bad money on television.” gustavo petro have seen cash being taken out of trash bags. weighed in on the issue and gave their views in front of the general’s rifirrafe as well as the candidate. Remember that the Office will also forward inquiries into alleged involvement in political activities, such as Zapateiro to the mayors of Medellin, Daniel Quintero; Cartagena William Dau, the mayor of Bogota, Claudia Lopez; the Mayor of Bogota, Claudia Lopez; Manizales, Carlos Mario Marin and the Ibague Andres Hurtado and the governor of Caqueta Arnulfo Gasca, among others.