Tuesday, 25 June 2019 01:21 GMT

Colombians demand resignation of chief prosecutor

(MENAFN) Colombians have organized protest rallies around the country, demanding the resignation of Attorney General Nestor Humberto Martinez.

Martinez formerly worked as a legal adviser for one of the Colombian partners of the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht which is widely caught up in an extensive corruption scandal.

Demonstrators have marched to prosecutors' offices in Bogota, Cali, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga and other cities.

An organizer of a demonstration said: "the behavior of prosecutor Martinez ... is destroying trust in state institutions."


Colombians demand resignation of chief prosecutor

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