Born as, Nicolas Petro is the elder son of Colombian President Gustavo Petro. He is the elder son of Gustavo first wife; Nicolas’s mother took divorce from Nicolas father after some years of their marriage. He is also a political figure from Columbia. Nicolás Petro was a prominent member of the Departmental Assembly of the Atlántico Department of Colombia. He married his girlfriend Daysuris Vásquez. In today’s topic, we’ll talk about Nicolas Petro wife, married life, money laundering activities and many other facts.
Why Nicolas and his ex-wife Daysuris Vásquez arrested?
The son of the Colombian president was arrested in a high-profile money-laundering probe into monies he reportedly acquired from convicted drug traffickers during last year’s presidential campaign.
Former rebel Gustavo Petro, who became Colombia’s anti-corruption president, said he wouldn’t interfere with the inquiry. While talking with the X and former Twitter, the Colombian president Gustavo Petro said,
“As an individual and father, it pains me to see so much self-destruction and one of my sons going to jail.
“As president of the republic, I’ve assured the chief prosecutor’s office that it will have all of the guarantees to proceed according to the law.”
The inquiry commission also talked to the Nicolas Petro Wife. While talking to the Cops, she mentioned:
President Petro was unaware of his son’s dealings and that the money he collected in his campaign’s name was kept in a safe at the couple’s home in the coastal city of Barranquilla.
Is Nicolas Petro is a guilty?
The police is still investigating the case. On August 1, 2023, Petro pled not guilty to the charges. After agreeing to cooperate with investigators. In the same weak, he was released on the house arrest.
When Nicolas Petro married Daysuris Vásquez? Why they separated?
The former MP, who has been arrested for money laundering, married his girlfriend Daysuris Vasquez, in November 2022. Before celebrating his marriage, he proposed to her by down on her knees, offering a ring and asking:
Will You marry me? Daysuris accepted her proposal and also posted it on her Twitter account.
However, their conjugal life did not last long. Daysuris Vásquez quit her relationship with Nicolas after accusing extramarital affair on him.