main charge

References in periodicals archive ?
I expected that the sentence likely to be issued by the STL in Khayyat's case to be limited to a monetary fine, as she [Khayat] was acquitted of the main charge and was only found guilty of failing to comply with the ruling of the Court," Minister Jreij said in a statement.
If he is found guilty of the main charge against him, espionage, and given a hefty sentence, the Islamic Republic runs the risk of driving more members of Congress to vote nay.
The main charge of the case is "spreading lies through the operations room", and Mohamed's accusation is having a hand in spreading those lies, said defence lawyer Halim Henish.
Judge Tony Briggs told Hannan: "Quite clearly the main charge and most important and serious matters that were levelled against you related to affray and witness intimidation.
The four were read 11 charges, including the main charge of treason, defence lawyer Ajo Noel said.
The main charge is that he murdered his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day 2013 by shooting her through a locked toilet door.
Paul Becker, prosecuting, said that the case against Robert Wood, of Middleway, Croxteth, was not being pursued and he was formally found not guilty on the main charge as well as an alternative charge of causing grievous bodily harm.
Pistorius, who killed his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the pre-dawn hours of 14 February last year, faces life imprisonment with a minimum of 25 years before parole if convicted on the main charge of premeditated murder.
The main charge against the clinic is that it has been operating without a license," said Tarek bin Abdul Aziz Banjar, director of private health affairs, adding that the clinic was engaged in activities that "cannot be described as naturopathic treatment.
The indictment papers will be served at Pretoria Magistrates' Court and the prosecution will retain a main charge of premeditated murder, Mr Simasiku said.
The main charge against the pair, which they deny, is that they murdered Thomas Sharkey, 55, his son Thomas, 21, and daughter Bridget, eight, in a fire at their home in Helensburgh, Argyll, on July 24, 2011.
The defendants were handed the maximum sentence for abduction, which is the main charge," read court verdict documents.