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Public prosecutors dug into the superseded law of government property safeguard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.
Three Venezuelans and five Trinidadians will stand trial on January 26 under the suspicion of being involved in alleged Muslim terrorist activities in Venezuela. After nine months in prison, the defendants will appear in court to face charges of terrorism brought against them by the Attorney General Office.