Danish intelligence chief held over suspected information leaks

The head of Denmark’s foreign intelligence unit, Lars Findsen, has been remanded in custody over his involvement in a case of “highly classified” information leaks, public broadcaster DR reported on Monday.

Denmark’s two intelligence services have been thrown into disarray since four current and former employees were detained in December over allegations of leaking highly classified information, a case that could bruise the agencies’ reputation abroad. read more

Findsen is the only one who remains in custody while the investigation continues. The news, reported by DR and other local media, emerged at a court hearing on Monday when a publication ban was lifted.

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Source: Reuters