Prima facie evidence

(Law) of a fact) (Law), evidence which is sufficient to establish the fact unless rebutted.
- Bouvier.

See also: Prima facie

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The Crime Branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Police has said in its report that there is prima facie evidence to show the involvement of officials of both the Board and Education department in helping Peerzada's foster son to pass his examinations.
The students have been suspended on the basis of prima facie evidence.
Updated) The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) found prima facie evidence against two of three active generals whom President Rodrigo Duterte publicly identified as drug protectors, Secretary Mike Sueno revealed Friday.
He said that as far as Vora was concerned, the state police had prima facie evidence that she was involved, and therefore, had arrested her at her Ghatkopar residence on the morning of November 25.
The court has already found prima facie evidence against Sajjan and others.
He pointed out that until there is no prima facie evidence against the local officials, they cannot prosecute them.
The Court also found prima facie evidence against three top Reliance ADAG officials Gautam Doshi, Surender Pipara and Hari Nair for offences of cheating and abetement.
The PEs, too, will be converted to FIRs if the prima facie evidence is confirmed, sources added.
It states that given the relative ease of stealing motorcycles, a rider's inability to present the Official Receipt and Certificate of Registration will be prima facie evidence of theft and will constitute probable cause to detain the motorcycle rider.
Meanwhile, the local police, after prima facie evidence, touted it to be a case of gang wars between villagers, but said that the villagers claimed the attackers to have alliances with Maoist organizations.
Prima facie evidence suggests he could have been killed due to an accident.
After a careful scrutiny of the records of the case, this office hereby finds existence of prima facie evidence against you, said Ponciano Menguito, DepEd-NCR director IV.