The Attorney General’s office plans to conduct an investigation into General Zapateiro for potential involvement in politics.

This Monday, April 25 the Attorney General’s Office will notify the Army commander, General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro, of the beginning of an investigation preliminary against him for possible participation in politics following the controversy-inducing trills in which he refers to presidential candidate Gustavo Petro .

Before opening , the Attorney General’s Office examined several elements. petro gustavo verified that it was the official account given by the Army chief.

After consulting with After consulting with disciplinary experts Public Prosecutor’s Office believes that there are sufficient merits to conclude that General Zapateiro was in violation of the regulations that prohibit members of public force from taking a stance against the government or participating in the election campaign.

gustavo petro who responded to the candidate via Twitter, wrote a thread. The thread included one that is controversial, in which he says “I have not seen any general on TV receiving poor cash.” Colombians witnessed you receiving money from a garbage bin.

Different political parties have weighed in on the issue and voiced their opinions before the general election and the candidate. Keep in mind that the Office will also conduct investigations 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.