the department of defense Auditørkorps travel charge in the case against the chief of army staff Hans-Christian Mathiesen, who is accused of gross dereliction of duty.
It informs auditørkorpset in a press release.
He is accused of abuse of duty after the penal code section 155 and a gross dereliction of duty after the military criminal code section 27.
He is currently relieved from his position.
There must remain a part of the exploration for, before consideration is given to whether there are grounds for a prosecution.
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.
It was forsvarsmediet Olfi, who first wrote about the case.
According to the digital media, should the army chief, among other things have changed the criteria to two of the most sought after education, so that his wife could be recorded.
the Chief of defence Bjørn Bisserup, said first, that he would not look at the matter and expressed full confidence to the chief of the army. Defence Auditørkorps initiated, however, a survey, and the chief of the army was demobilized.
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, in november, 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.
Auditørkorpset also examines whether there is a director of the Joint Command have committed nepotism in connection with his girlfriend's recruitment and promotion.
major general Kenneth Pedersen is appointed temporary head of the Hærkommandoen. He is currently head of the Forsvarskommandoens Operationsstab.
It is done to ensure the army full leadership in a time, where the Defence and the army are undergoing a great development and change, according to a press release.
- We are facing a number of important decisions in relation to the implementation of the Danish defence agreement and the further development of the army. It requires a strong managerial focus, says chief of defence Bjørn Bisserup in the press release.