After about a year of investigation, is a former commander in the Danish army have been indicted in a criminal case.
The former top executive in the Danish army Hans-Christian Mathiesen has been indicted for, inter alia, gross neglect of duty and tavshedsbrud.
It informs his lawyer, to Berlingske.
Ritzau has tried in vain to get a comment from Defence Auditørkorps, but the indictment confirmed in a press release.
the army chief was charged in the nine conditions, but it is now shaved down to the good by half, five charges. Hans-Christian Mathiesen refuses guilty, says lawyer, Torben Koch, to Berlingske.
Auditørkorpset went into the matter after a number of articles in the media about nepotism. The army chief should have promoted his wife's career through the abuse of power.
Auditors began the preliminary investigation of the charges against Hans-Christian Mathiesen 19. October of last year.
Berlingske writes that the former army chief should have abused his position as the army's commander in chief to promote his wife's career in defense.
It came to pass, supposedly, that he influenced his subordinates military system to give the wife affirmative action and promoting her career at the expense of both the applicable regulations and other employees.
the Matter will be dealt with at the Court in Viborg next year. It is, however, not yet scheduled.
It is one among several possible nepotismesager in the Defense.
Both the chief of defence Bjørn Bisserup, and permanent secretary in the ministry of Defence Thomas Ahrenkiel got in november of last year, criticism of the Attorney general in cases of possible disqualification.
In a fourth case was a director in the ministry of Defence acquitted for having broken the rules on disqualification of judges, when her husband got a coveted position in the navy. It concluded the Attorney general.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 19 December 2019, 08:00