indictable offence


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indictable offence

an offence is indictable if it itself may be tried on indictment or is triable either way. See SUMMARY OFFENCE.
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Hakki, of Gale Street, Bow, east London, denies two counts of unlawfully causing to be taken a stupefying or overpowering drug, namely Rohypnol, with intent to enable her to commit an indictable offence, namely theft.
"But if he were to be charged with an indictable offence such as serious assault and pleads not guilty, then he could have a strong claim that a hearing in front of a jury could be prejudiced by what the SRU have already decided."
Mair is charged with murdering the 41-yearold mother-of-two, grievous bodily harm relating to Bernard Kenny, who tried to intervene, possessing a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon.
Stephen Bennett, 51, from Pontypridd, and Edward Bennett, 46, from Mountain Ash, have both been charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.
Rizwan Jahangir, aged 37, from Harts Road, Ward End, and Blall Harron, aged 31, from Morris Road, Ward End, were found guilty of blackmail and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and were jailed for 13 years and 12 years respectively.
Brooks was facing a maximum sentence of life imprisonment when he pleaded guilty to charges of attempted murder, deprivation of liberty and stupefying a person to commit an indictable offence.
Michael John Straker, 19, of Perry Avenue, Low Hill, Wolverhampton, appeared before Walsall magistrates charged with three counts of attempted murder and one of possession of a handgun with intent to commit an indictable offence.
Raphael is further charged with two counts of having a firearm with the intent to commit an indictable offence and with robbery and dangerous driving.
Three men from New York, Damien Francis, 24, Gadwell Gibbs, 23, and Edwin Phillip, 21, were also charged early yesterday with kidnap, two counts of false imprisonment, blackmail, possession of a firearm whilst committing an indictable offence and aggravated burglary.
Possessing an imitation firearm is an indictable offence which can only be dealt with by the Crown Court.
an indictable offence under the laws of Tasmania or the Commonwealth; an offence under the Firearms Act 1996; an offence under the Misuse of Drugs Act 2001; and an offence under the Sex Industry Offences Act 2005.
The 23-year-old, who is not a police officer or member of police staff, was arrested last night on suspicion of intentionally encouraging or assisting the commission of an indictable offence on or around December 14, Scotland Yard said.