Attorney General fingers opposition leader for improper influence
Public prosecutors dug into the superseded law of government property safeguard
The information was supplied by the office headed by Luisa Ortega Díaz in a press release.
The notice reads that the founder of opposition Voluntad Popular party is presumably involved in abuse of authority or ensuing improper influence.
López arrived on Thursday morning at the Public Prosecutor's Office located in downtown Caracas, where dozens of followers awaited. The hearing took for hours.
The funds were allotted by Pdvsa when López's mother, Antonietta Mendoza, worked at the state-owned company.
President Nicolás Maduro is not only the heir to the throne, but also to an economic crisis which demanded urgent measures to rectify the course. The crisis showed up in two aspects: a 50% inflation estimate, and shortage of staples ranging between 70% and 98%. These issues might hit the President's poor popularity; considering his feeble electoral victory of 1% over his challenger.