Morelia, Michoacán.- The General Secretary of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, Rosita Molina Rojas, assured that the PRI will not defend Gerónimo Color Gasca, having been pointed out by the national newspaper Reforma, from irregularities during his work in Michoacán in the six-year period of Enrique Peña Nieto, and with which he would have allegedly been enriched inexplicably.
According to a publication of the newspaper, the now state government official of Silvano Aureoles Conejo, the priist took over million-dollar contracts in the Liconsa delegation, with companies of acquaintances and family members, where he took advantage of his position to make «moches» in cash and even a residence in an exclusive area of Morelia, known as division of Altozano.
On the above, the secretary of the PRI’s State Executive Committee in the state said it should not matter that Color Gasca is a militant of the tricolor party for the relevant authorities to investigate the signs made by the newspaper, since she reiterated there will be no intervention by the PRI in case it is proved any irregularities.
«Because a partner is on something, everyone in the PRI is a crook. Let the authorities act against whoever is responsible.»
Reforma mentions in its article that the official» has a case before the Attorney General’s Office (FGR) with file FED/MICH/MLM/002198 for the crime of Improper Exercise of Public Service while serving as a delegate of the Sedesol Michoacán (now the Ministry of Welfare)».
Gerónimo Color serves as undersecretary of Organization and Agri-Food Development of Michoacán, in the Silvanist government.