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Definition

Breathless reporting, usually in the Hindu or TOI, when an alleged culprit escapes enroute to the courts...
In reality, the gentleman probably bribed his way out of lockup or was simply released due to his connections.
if however, his luck has run out or he knows a little too much, then expect to see this headline the next day - "Absconding chargesheeter killed in encounter"

Usage

Auto Shankar, the alleged mastermind behind the Pondicherry murders and a well known chargesheeter, absconded while being remanded to courts yesterday. The police have launched a massive manhunt
Added 2011-09-28 by Side Character

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Encounter, Rowdy-sheeter