Maj. Gen. Yoav Galant, the Israel Defense Forces chief of staff designate, left State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss' office on Sunday evening after undergoing over three hours of interrogation about his use of land on Moshav Amikam.
Lindentrauss will prepare his final report, which he is expected to hand to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein by Thursday. Galant refused to comment on the hearing as he left the office.
Galant has been accused of improperly adding land to his property on Moshav Amikam, which he claims was an honest mistake.
Weinstein, who will have to respond by February 1 to two High Court petitions against Galant's appointment as chief of staff, must decide whether the state comptroller's conclusions are serious enough to return the matter to the committee that vets senior appointments.
On Thursday evening, Avigdor Klagsbald, Galant's attorney conveyed Galant's written responses to the comptroller's draft report on the matter.
In the response, Galant denied that he lied in the affair and insisted that the Israel Lands Administration did nothing deliberately to benefit him. He attributed contradictory accounts in the matter to inaccuracies in land registrations and other disputes.
It has not yet been determined whether the report will be made public.
Galant is slated to assume the post on February 14.
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