The Directorate of Prosecution was established in the year 1982. The office of the Directorate of Prosecution is the Headquarter of the Prosecution of the State having its office in Shrama Shakti Bhavan, 7th floor, at Patto Panaji.
The Directorate is headed by a ‘Director’, who is an overall supervisory authority of the Prosecution in the state. The Director acts as the co-coordinator between the Investigating Agency and the Prosecutors. This prosecuting Agency is separate and independent from the Investigating Agency and also from the Judiciary.
The Directorate is responsible for the conduct of the prosecution in all the courts in this state and has liberty of scrutinizing the evidence in all the cases prior to their filing in the courts and ensures that the investigation is conducted in accordance with law.