Accusatory Body

Accusatory Body

Body such as a Grand Jury whose duty it is to hear evidence to determine whether a person should be accused of (charged with) a crime; to be distinguished from a traverse or petit jury, which is charged with the duty of determining guilt or innocence.

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NNA - Accusatory Body in Beirut presided by Judge Nada Dakroub issued on Thursday a decision to release Bahij Abou Hamzeh who has been detained for 4 months over a financial accounts case at one of the Lebanese banks.