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FGR is responsible for the investigations against Peña Nieto: AMLO

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said about the investigation against Enrique Peña Nieto that it is a matter carried out by the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) and stressed that he stated that the Executive would denounce former presidents if the public consultation so determined. , for which he stressed that he cannot ask Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero not to act.

“The processes that exist have to have their course, we cannot tell the prosecutor (Gertz) not to act,” he said in his morning press conference, when questioned about the investigation being carried out against Peña Nieto for enrichment illicit.

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When asking the president his political position on the investigation carried out by the FGR against former president Peña, López Obrador insisted that it should be the people who had to decide if the former presidents were tried.

“I proposed that the Executive, the President of the Republic, was going to file complaints if the people asked for it in a public consultation; So yes, we were going to file complaints, from (Carlos) Salinas to date, through Zedillo Fox Calderón and President Peña Nieto,” he recalled.

However, he added that his opinion was that “we look forward and try not to repeat illegal acts and corruption, because justice is also preventing and not doing the same.”

López Obrador stressed that the investigation has to be decided by the Prosecutor’s Office, it is not up to me, and revenge is not my strong point, and it is not only former President Peña, it is former President Calderón, otherwise we would have already filed a complaint against Calderón, or Fox or Zedillo, I already presented some of them when I was in the opposition, which I believe are already in the files, that is what I can comment on,” he concluded.

Yesterday, Tuesday, the FGR indicated that it is currently conducting investigations in various folders for federal crimes, against the former president of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto for alleged money laundering, electoral crimes and illicit enrichment.

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