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Synonyms for acquittal

Synonyms for acquittal

a freeing or clearing from accusation or guilt

Antonyms for acquittal

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The court while rejecting all the petitions against the acquittal of the accused has disposed of all the petitions.
'Whenever truth is hidden it favours the offender,' said the chief justice and dismissed the appeal against the acquittal.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peer Panchal Peace Foundation, Haneef Kalas chairing a meeting of his party in Poonch, Jammu, welcomed the acquittal of four Kashmiris by the Indian court.
Following this, an appeal against their acquittal was filed in SHC.
Accountability Judge Muhammad Arshad Malik in June 25 court verdict acquitted Babar Awan and Kiani and dismissed acquittal pleas of former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and other accused in the case.
On Feb 11, the court reserved its decision on the acquittal plea after Awan and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor concluded their arguments.
'I will announce my verdict on the Awan's acquittal plea on next hearing [May 31]', the AC Judge Arshad Malik remarked.
'A number of petitions for acquittal in the case have been filed in the court,' the judge remarked during the hearing.
Based on the findings of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Commission and the recommendation of the IBP Board, which was adopted by the Court, Ramon lured Maria Rossan de Jesus into giving her a huge sum of money by promising to secure the acquittal of her cousin Tirso Fajardo.
But the Ombudsman allowed the deadline to lapse without appealing Revilla's acquittal.
Ombudsman Samuel Martires said he would not be filing an appeal on the Sandiganbayan's acquittal of the former senator.READ: Ombudsman Martires: No appeal on Revilla acquittal The court sentenced Revilla's aide, Richard Cambe, and alleged mastermind behind the scam Janet Lim-Napoles to reclusion perpetua, or imprisonment up to 40 years.
Four suspended policemen walked out of court as free men after the Federal Court here today upheld their acquittal over the murder of a detainee, N.
They have been in the custody of the Supreme Court pending the determination of an appeal to overturn their acquittal.
Summary: Lawyers for Salim Ayyash and Hassan Merhi maintained this week that the decision of the defense team for Hussein Oneissi to file a judgment of acquittal would not affect their strategies.
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.