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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.
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Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is aligning with President Donald Trump in highlighting the lack of evidence in recently issued indictments that Russia's government colluded with Trump's 2016 campaign to influence the election.
The indictment further alleges that Mosley concealed his fraud scheme by altering the documents that were sent to SIHs Accounts Payable Department in support of the QED invoices.
The minister through his counsel Khawaja Harris had contended that he was not allowed the minimum seven days to peruse the reference and voluminous reports before his indictment in the case under section 265-C of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
After initially reserving its verdict, the court rejected an application filed by Capt Safdar's counsel Amjad Pervez seeking an adjournment of the indictment proceedings.
The original indictment, filed in January 2011, charged four individuals with conspiring to assassinate the former prime minister.
It is also possible that the Trump Administration wanted the indictment unsealed to convey that it is still enforcing the US sanctions laws and will come after anyone who helps Iran get its hands on American goods, ^
The Special Prosecutor's Office (SPO) has so far raised 17 indictments in 18 cases against a total of 94 individuals and seven legal persons, said Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva at a press conference Thursday, a day prior to the deadline for raising indictments.
The new indictment adds nothing of value to the government's case that still relies on a flawed theory as to Mr.
Senator Estrada submits that the indictment in these consolidated graft cases are deemed absorbed by the indictment for plunder and should be dismissed insofar as he is concerned, the motion read.
The prosecutor's office returned the indictment to KE[micro]kcE- to be revised for allegedly including the names of some pro-government police officers as suspects and demanding a prison sentence of up to 25 years for police chief Engin Dinc, who is also one of the suspects.
But the ruling did not challenge the underlying criminal charges and left the door open for a fresh indictment.
Former President and leader of the Christian Phalange Party, Amin Gemayel, commented Thursday on the indictment in the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, which was released on Wednesday by the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) saying "this historic indictment for which we have waited for more than five years, is one of the most important indictments that has been released recently," the pan-Arab daily AL HAYAT reported Friday.