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to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to conduct oneself in a specified way

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The CBI argued in its appeal that there was impropriety in acquitting Vijayan and the others even before the trial began in the case.
It is worth mentioning here that Zafar Iqbal with his companions was arrested from Chakwal in 2001 in allegation of murder attempt of Nadeem Asghar and granted death sentenced by trial court while LHC acquitting one accused turned the death sentenced into life imprisonment.
An accountability court has awarded eight-years sentence and imposed fine to the accused Sadaqat Saeed Malik/appellant for causing grave losses to the OGDCL by supplying defective machinery/material while acquitting the remaining accused in a reference filed in 2000.
PESHAWAR -- Accountability Court Peshawar has issued the directives of acquitting the brother of former Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Amir Haider Khan Hoti and his accomplice under section 265 (K) and plea bargaining respectively with National Accountability Bureau KP in arms scam.
The jury was on the verge of acquitting him on all counts, but the foreman told New Hampshire Business Review shortly after the trial that he was the only holdout at one point because he favored a conviction.