Meaning of charge sheet in English:

charge sheet

Pronunciation /ˈtʃɑːdʒʃiːt/


  • A record made in a police station of the charges against a person.

    ‘Lawyers said that submission of an interim charge sheet means the prosecutor expects more arrests and that police have not completed a full investigation.’
    • ‘And few commentators saw fit to recall that at Nuremberg the first count on the charge sheet against Nazi leaders was that of planning and waging aggressive war.’
    • ‘The motions submitted to the Trades Union Congress for discussion at the conference in September read like a charge sheet against the government.’
    • ‘She promised to obtain a translation of the charge sheet and of the prosecutor's recommendations, which the group has yet to receive.’
    • ‘However, the mere mention of the international criminal court in the charge sheet has led to claims that the trial is under its jurisdiction.’
    • ‘He also refused to sign the charge sheet without lawyers present.’
    • ‘It was reported that Arbel would present a draft charge sheet to attorney general Meni Mazuz over the next few days.’
    • ‘Empty bottles of sherry were found next to his body along with the court charge sheet.’
    • ‘Section 20 prohibited bail even when the prosecution failed to furnish a charge sheet after ninety days of arrest.’
    • ‘But, according to the charge sheet against the travel agents who were arrested last week, the accused committed fraud in various ways.’
    • ‘This has forced the state government to seek this amendment, which will enable the police to detain the accused up to 180 days before submitting the charge sheet to the court in case of heinous crimes and up to 120 days in case of minor crimes.’
    • ‘Various counts of armed robbery, housebreaking with intent to rob, illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, fraud and obstructing the ends of justice, are also specified on an extensive charge sheet.’
    • ‘None of the nine charges on the charge sheet relate to subsidised medicines.’
    • ‘‘In a number of cases, the accused invited the complainants to live with him and in one particular case the accused paid for his schooling in East London,’ read the charge sheet.’
    • ‘In June 2000, a charge sheet was filed in the Jodhpur court and so far, the prosecution has produced before the court, 69 out of 84 witnesses in both the cases.’
    • ‘‘Since the applicant has not yet been charged with any other crimes, this court can only deal with the charge of murder set out in the charge sheet,’ he said.’
    • ‘‘The leaders are not included on the charge sheet in this particular court martial,’ Pulido said during a television interview.’
    • ‘However, the charge sheet is still substantial.’
    • ‘He said his client's constitutional rights were infringed upon when the trial court turned down her application for further particulars to the charge sheet.’


(also chargesheet)
[with object]Indian
  • Formally accuse (someone) of committing an offence; charge.

    • ‘police had chargesheeted forty-eight people in the case’