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Synonyms for acquittal

Synonyms for acquittal

a freeing or clearing from accusation or guilt

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This statement does not invite a qualitative judgment about the legitimacy or culpability of the act, which makes the acquittal of defendants who confessed committing their crimes even more surprising.
In some systems, further inquiry might show that a drop in the acquittal rate amounted to a false alarm, revealing no real basis for concern.
But, he said the bench granted bail and acquittal order in the Mashal murder case.
Earlier, the district and sessions court had exonerated Mr Shaikh from the charges on an application seeking his acquittal under Section 265-K of the Criminal Procedure Code.
Aggrieved with the acquittal of Axact CEO and director M/s Chanda exchange Mohammad Younus and branch manager Mohammad Junaid in a money laundering case, FIA appealed against the acquittal of the accused without framing of charge and recording of the prosecution evidence by the trial court in 2016.
Following the conclusion of the prosecution's case earlier this month, defense teams are all entitled to make an application for acquittal.
Petitions were filed in the court by Imran KHAN seeking his exemption from attendance and acquittal in the case.
The acquittal is also against the principles of Qisas, it says, adding that the evidence of the men being present at the crime scene with the common objective to kill has not even been contradicted in the court.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) issued notices to respondents in plea challenging acquittal orders for Shoaib Shiekh, Chief Executive Axact and others in fake degree case.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed against the acquittal of Peepli Live director Mahmood Farooqui in connection with an alleged rape case.
The Duterte administration has inflicted the judiciary with 'impunity virus' following the acquittal of the 'powerful' and 'influential' of criminal charges, according to Senator Leila de Lima.
A MAN who named a woman on social media, after the acquittal of a defendant she accused of attempted rape, was fined PS240 and ordered to pay her PS200 compensation.
TAP) -- The Criminal Chamber at the Court of First Instance in Tunis, specialising in terrorism cases, on Wednesday, handed out sentences ranging from acquittal to death penalty against those indicted in the murder of the guardian of the Sidi Abdelkader mausoleum in Menzel Bouzelfa, governorate of Nabeul.
Prosecutors at the Yugoslavia crimes tribunal in The Hague said on Wednesday they would appeal last week's acquittal of nationalist politician Vojislav Seselj, whose Serbian Radical party is likely to return to parliament later this month.
yZMyR (CyHAN)- An yzmir court ruled on Friday for the acquittal of 356 suspects who were accused of being members of a spy ring that allegedly obtained classified military information to sell to third parties via sex workers, the Cihan news agency reported.