indictment

(redirected from indicted)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

indictment

(ĭn-dīt′mĕnt)
First step in criminal procedure; a written accusation or charge that identifies the alleged offense that must be proved at trial, beyond a reasonable doubt, in order to convict the defendant.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
On Thursday, Nawaz was indicted in the Azizia Steel Mills reference as well as in the Avenfield properties reference, in which his daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar were indicted as well.
Let it be known that Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar were to be indicted on October 13, but the case was adjourned till October 19 due to the clash between Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawyers and police officers.
Since Nawaz Sharif and his lead defence counsel are abroad, the court indicted the former prime minister through pleader Zafir Khan, while the charges against Maryam and Safdar were framed in person.
Furthermore, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has also been indicted in the references of holding 'assets beyond the source of income.
In March 2016, Farmers Branch officer Ken Johnson was indicted on a murder charge in the off-duty shooting of a 16-year-old he chased after suspecting him of breaking into his vehicle.
The six others who have been indicted include two police officers and militants of the banned organization Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.
Hariu was later indicted in violation of the Road Transportation Law.
BEIRUT: Investigative Judge Farid Ajib indicted Wednesday Elie Mahfoud, a former member of the Free Patriotic Movement, for slander and libel over remarks he made about FPM chief MP Michel Aoun.
On May 13, a federal grand jury in Cleveland indicted seven more individuals-in addition to the nine already indicted-on criminal counts related to a fraud against the credit union, which was located in East-lake, Ohio, and at one point had assets of $240 million.
Former Democratic Party of Japan chief Ichiro Ozawa was indicted Monday over accounting irregularities linked to his political funds management body Rikuzankai.
The Israeli channel did not cite the source of its information, AL QUDS reported, but it said Mustafa Badr al-Din, who is the cousin and the brother-in-law of the senior Hizbullah member, Imad Moghnieh who was assassinated in 2008 in Damascus, will be indicted.