preferral of charges

Definition of "preferral of charges"
  1. The official process where an accusation is made against a person, including signing and swearing to the specific charges
How to use "preferral of charges" in a sentence
  1. Following the incident, the police began the preferral of charges against the suspect.
  2. In the case, the victim's next of kin insisted on immediate preferral of charges.
  3. The process of preferral of charges was delayed due to lack of clear evidence.

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