Vincent
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Asked August 23, 2013

Charges v. Chargesheet

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What is the difference between the charges mentioned in an FIR and the one in a chargesheet?

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Charges mentioned in the FIR is a complainant filed a complaint /written document prepared by the police when they receive evidence about the commission of an offence

A Charge sheet is a document of accusation prepared by a law-enforcement agency in India. It is distinct from the First Information Report (FIR) (which is the document that defines a crime that has been committed.

when the charge sheet was submitted in the court, it will decide as to who among the accused has sufficient prima facie evidence against him to be put on trial. After the court speaks its order on framing of charges, prosecution proceedings against the accused commence in the judicial system

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