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Synonyms for acquitted

declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime

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The bench, terming the ATC's decision as null and void, acquitted the all accused.
In a tweet in Hindi, Mayawati said, "It was because of carelessness and inactivity of Congress government in Rajasthan that all the six accused in Pehlu Khan lynching case were acquitted by a trial court in the state.
LAHORE -- A special court on Thursday acquitted Asif Hashmi, a PPP leader and former chairman of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), in a case of alleged misappropriation of the board's donation amount.
FILE - Former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly - Egypt Today/Hussein Tallal CAIRO -- 25 May 2019: Egypt's Ministry of Justice decided to unfreeze the funds of the former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly and former presidential chief of staff Zakaria Azmy, who served under ex-president Hosni Mubarak, after both of them have been acquitted of illicit gain charges.
Another ATC acquitted Kamran Madhuri of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and two other accused in the murder case of police constable Muhammad Akhter.
Pursuant to Article 284c) of the CPC BiH, the accused was acquitted of the charges that by the actions described in the acquitting part of the judgment he committed the criminal offense of Crimes against Humanity under Article 172(1)e), as read with Articles 31 and 180(1) of the same Code.
Haripur -- The Model Court Haripur on Sunday has acquitted all four accused in a murder case and dismissed the case owing to the insufficient evidence.
While giving the verdict of the Khanpur murder case the Judge of Model Court Haripur Khalid Hussain acquitted all four accused including Toqeer Hussain Shah, Ghulam Hussain Shah and Ahmed Hussain Shah and their father Mazoor Hussain Shah while the court also dismissed the case owing to the insufficient evidence in the murder of 21 years old Moeen Akhtar.
Gandani, however, acquitted Grant's wife and the other accused person over lack of sufficient evidence.
LAHORE -- Lahore Anti Corruption Court has acquitted petroleum minister Chaudhry Ghulam Sarwar Khan in fake degree case.
KARACHI -- City court in Karachi on Tuesday acquitted Nisar Morai in murder case of former Pakistan Steel Mills chairman Sajjad Hussain, media reported.
An Abuja High Court presided over by Justice S.E Aladetoyinbo has discharged and acquitted former President of the Senate, Senator Adolphus Wabara and two others of allegations of bribe for budget levelled against them by the Federal Government in 2005.
ISLAMABAD:The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Monday fixed April 18, a date for hearing NAB's appeal against trial court decision for acquitting the former president and PPP's co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in two NAB references, pertaining to polo ground and Ursus Tractors.The IHC bench had already sought the references record against Zardari, in which the accused had been acquitted.
According to the verdict, one person was awarded death sentence, five life imprisonment, 25 were jailed for four years each, while 26 were acquitted over lack of evidence.
The Nicosia criminal court on Monday acquitted two defendants in the waste management corruption trial but found there is a case against nine others, including former Larnaca mayor Andreas Louroudjiatis.