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concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public

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A FIRE in the bedroom where Jacqueline Grant, 48, pictured, was strangled had the hallmarks of a deliberate attempt to conceal evidence of how she died, a court heard.
As far as I understand, this retaliation is continuing," he said, suggesting that the local authorities are isolating the nephew in order to conceal evidence of torture.
9 in Farmington, West Virginia, and it iss a judgment generally corroborated by Stewart (an investigative reporter covering the environment for Oregon Public Broadcasting) in her reconstruction of the events that took the lives of 78 coal miners, 19 of whose bodies were never recovered, which documents the illegal shortcuts taken by the managers of the mine (including the crucial disabling of a ventilation fan's safety alarm), efforts by the company to conceal evidence surrounding the causes of the disaster, and the failures of federal and state authorities to adequately investigate the disaster or hold anyone accountable.
Sugiyama, who earlier in the day spoke to reporters at his home in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, said he was unhappy with a mere not-guilty decision and hoped the court would look into prosecutors' effort to conceal evidence that may have helped acquit the defendants.
Mukhtiar Panghali Singh was found guilty of murdering his wife, Manjit, and then burning her body to conceal evidence of the crime, the Globe and Mail reports.
CJ expressing anger on DG FIA said which law are they following, the FIA has been trying to conceal evidence and the investigation till now is also infected with corruption .
The indictment further alleges that James Butler instructed others to destroy or conceal evidence and to lie to investigators, and that he himself lied to investigators during the investigation.
Miah admitted perverting the course of justice by helping to conceal evidence.
They were also charged with attempting to conceal evidence, Musa Juma's blood-soaked clothes, and for attempting to smuggle the defendant outside the country to escape prosecution.
State-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported that the autopsy carried out on Mashour indicated that the body was tampered with to conceal evidence of the crime, adding to the controversy surrounding the case.
But he dismissed any suggestion there was a plan to conceal evidence.
In the time after the stabbing and before the arrival of the police he made efforts to conceal evidence that might point in his direction.
They are also charged with arson; the girl's body was burned with kerosene, apparently in an attempt to conceal evidence.
The accused has been charged with the premeditated murder of Mr Lloyd and killing Miss Arscott with intent to conceal evidence.
Meanwhile, Blair denied the prosecution of Gun was ditched to conceal evidence questioning the legality of the Iraq war.