The Attorney General is expected to investigate Zapateiro’s involvement in political activities.

This Monday, April 25 The Attorney General’s Office will notify the Army commander, General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro, of the opening of an investigation preliminary against Zapateiro for possible involvement in politics, after the controversial trills in which he mentioned the presidential candidate Gustavo Petro.

Before launching an investigation the Attorney General’s Office reviewed several elements. It also confirmed that the information was accurate.

After consulting with , the Public Prosecutor’s Office believes that there is enough evidence to conclude that Zapateiro was in violation of the regulations that prohibit members of the public force from taking a position that is hostile or participating in the election campaign.

General Zapateiro responded to the candidate on Twitter. wrote a controversial thread where he wrote “I have not seen any generals receiving poor money on TV.” saw you receive money from a garbage bin.

petro gustavo 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 will also conduct investigations into allegations of political involvement like Zapateiro; Cartagena William Dau, the mayors of Medellin and Cartagena; the mayors of Bogota and Claudia Lopez; the Manizales Carlos Mario Marin; Ibague Andres Hurtado as well as the governor Caqueta Arnulfo Gasca.