By & # 39; report submitted to the Court of Appeals & # 39; Santiago, the Army confirmed that it had updated its grade for officials were being prosecuted for tax evasion.
This new event & # 39; irregularities is unknown at a time when the Army is in the controversy, first in Viáticos case and now audio filtered the chief commander, General Ricardo Martínez Menanteau, where he admits that weapons sold to drug dealers.
The document & # 39; Army & # 39; 11 pages, with the signing of & # 39; Alejandro Villagra Ramirez, Chief of Staff of the General Staff Command surrogate, is in response to a protection appeal Rafael Captain Harvey Valdes moved to denounce "illegal and arbitrary "From instances of & # 39; & # 39 assessment; these upgrades.
The official, who stated alleged 'network & # 39; protection of corruption "in military institution, brought libel against the Appeals Board of the Chilean Army officials and Brigadier General Daniel Daniel González , Commander of Staff.
The Army has responded to La Tercera that "on promotions & # 39; prosecuted officials for tax evasion, can & # 39; is reported that at the time of processing & # 39; those promotions, there was no information available at the institutional body responsible for this procedure, procedural situation & # 39; these people, which is indicated as & # 39; clearly in the report evacuated to the illustrious Court & # 39; Appeals a & # 39; Santiago. "
The document cites the case of Lieutenant Colonel Nelson CANTILLANA, promoted to major on 1 & # 39; in January 2011, despite the fact that at the time of his promotion was accused of fraud in the treasury a sum a & # 39; almost 44 million pesos.
Other cases are those & # 39; former First Corporal Heriberto Cortez, promoted on 1 & # 39; January, 2015 while he was in preventive prison for fraud & # 39; more than $ 250 million; and the second sergeant Jacqueline Carrasco, subject to process two crime-related case Milicogate bullet.
The Army document also refers to the Colonel Rafael Villarroel Opazo event promoted on 1 & # 39; December 2014, but when the prosecution was repealed. Villarroel Opazo is the sister of & # 39; former director & # 39; Military School has been called to withdraw after the controversial tribute to the DINA agent & # 39; before, the conviction & # 39; Miguel Krasnov.
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