The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court will begin a preliminary investigation of the governor of the Antioquia department, Luis Alfredo Ramos, for alleged paramilitary ties, W Radio reported Wednesday.
The current governor ran with the Team Colombia political movement for Senate in 2002 and won.
In 2008 Ramos was inaugurated as governor of Antioquia for a period of three years. His term ends in December of this year.
The preliminary hearing will help the court determine if there is enough evidence to proceed with a formal investigation of the governor.
The high court will release dates and times for the proceedings in the coming days.