Indictment Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Indictment, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Indictment?

It refers to the formal written charge with the Oath on the accused who have commited a crime which has enough evidences and witness to do so. By charging the accused(indictment), it does not proof the guilt of the accused, but leads to fair trial by the jury or judge in the court.