Venezuela’s Attorney General, Tarek William Saab, has announced the opening of a criminal investigation against the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, and two of his associates for the supposed diversion of funds for humanitarian aid.
The Public Ministry initiated a criminal investigation based on the evidence.
During the weekend, it was reported that an alleged embezzlement of humanitarian aid was allocated to more than 1,400 Venezuelan military personnel who fled to Colombia this year, as a result of Guaidó’s promise to the Armed Forces to grant amnesty to any uniform to desert.
According to Saab, Guaidó and his collaborators “inflated the number of military cases found in Cúcuta (Colombia) to justify the waste of money”, which has been used for “personal expenses, alcohol and even prostitutes, and is presumed to be Used. also to finance the destabilization against Venezuela.
After having corrected the alleged corruption, Guaidó said in a statement that this money is managed directly by NGOs and multilateral agencies, ruling out any responsibility, although he has published a “thorough” investigation, for which collaboration has been facilitated of the Colombian authorities.