Or opposition leader Juan Guaidó

Venezuela’s Public Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation against opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who accuses him of various crimes, including the appropriation of the country’s assets, including those of Monómeros, a Venezuelan company that produces fertilizers and chemicals based in Colombia.

The announcement was made by Attorney General Tarek William Saab, who in March said he had 25 accusations against opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

“Monómeros case. The Public Ministry of Venezuela has initiated an investigation against Juan Guaidó for usurpation of functions, treason to the country, aggravated theft of assets and association to commit crimes,” wrote Tarek William Saab on his Twitter account.

Juan Guaidó has already responded to the ad, also through that social network, guaranteeing that the country’s assets are protected and accusing the attorney general of “manufacturing” yet another “false accusation” against him.

“Since 2019, Venezuelan assets are and will continue to be protected so that the dictatorship does not continue to loot them, as happened recently with the illegal sale of a Venezuelan refinery in the Dominican Republic. Did this character discover today and fabricate the tenth false accusation against me?” wrote Juan Guaidó on Twitter.

In March 2021 Attorney General Tarek William Saab announced that the Public Ministry was investigating the opposing leader for the crimes of foreign asset forfeiture, usurpation of functions, corruption, capital legitimation, public instigation continued to disobey laws, malpractice aggravated, fraudulent misuse of public funds, conspiracy with foreign governments and terrorism.

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