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to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to conduct oneself in a specified way

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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.
Karachi's anti-corruption court decided 75 cases (66 acquittals and only nine convictions); Sukkur's court decided 33 cases (31 acquittals and only two conviction); Hyderabad's court decided only three cases, acquitting all the accused; Larkana's anti-corruption court decided 27 cases, also acquitting all the accused.
Summary: State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud Thursday requested the appeal and annulment of a court decision acquitting a man due to insufficient evidence who was suspected of inflicting fatal injuries on his wife, the state-run National News Agency reported.
She said the court was of the view that the appellate court and high court did not err in discharging and acquitting the four men and there were no appealable errors.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Sept 4 (ANI): All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday did not approve the special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court's order of convicting two out of the five accused in the 2007 Hyderabad twin blasts case and acquitting two others.
An ADSJ Memon on October 31, 2016 had acquitted the Axact officials from the fake degree scandal and later the judge on February 15, 2018 was sacked due to his admission of receiving Rs5 million bribe for acquitting the accused persons.
In its decision dated May 11, the Sandiganbayan, in acquitting Uriarte, cited the Supreme Court's July 19, 2016 decision which absolved Arroyo of plunder.
The CBI argued in its appeal that there was impropriety in acquitting Vijayan and the others even before the trial began in the case.
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.
When policemen used deadly force, even when they shot children who were innocent bystanders, jurors supported the police, exonerating or acquitting nearly every cop who killed while on the job.