false witness

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a person who deliberately gives false testimony


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Nograles said Matobato's incredible claims only prove him to be a false witness.
False Witness is surely better than that and is worth another shot.
Raja's counsel Sushil Kumar told Achary that as the former minister did not promote him in politics, he chose to become a false witness for the CBI in the case.
NNA - 8/12/2011 - Labor Minister Charbel Nahhas told "Sawt al Mada" on Thursday that the Change and Reform bloc refuses to become a false witness in the Cabinet, stressing that there were major differences between his proposal to increase the salaries and the one which was approved by most of the ministers.
He asked: "If Nasrullah and his aides say Hussam Hussam (of the Syrian intelligence) is a false witness, why would they allow him to make a statement on [Hizbullah's] al-Manar TV?
The Lance Corporal with the Royal Engineers, was convicted of two counts of assaulting a police officer based on false witness statements, the court heard.
TWO Birmingham policemen are to stand trial after refusing to accept police cautions over allegedly making false witness statements more than two years ago.
It is at times like these that we need to remember the words of Scripture "do not bear false witness against your neighbour.
But Rachel's boyfriend Virgil is devoutly religious, and believes that mercy and morality come through faith in God alone--that lying even with the best of intentions is the worst of actions, because it violates God's commandment against false witness and betrays a lack of faith in God to make things right.
Martin Luther's Explanation in his Small Catechism to the Eighth Commandment, "You are not to bear false witness against your neighbor," offers a provocative and illuminating basis for engaging our religiously charged, post-secular world.
Why did it not occur to some of those officers that it was wrong to lie, steal, bear false witness and claim that they didn't want to squeal on their fellow officers?
Commandment eight: "Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
Remember the Eighth Commandment: Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor?
Television film credits include David's Mother, False Witness, Jailbirds and Polly-Comin' Home.
He is a created false witness and this is my ultimate case," senior advocate Sushil Kumar, who is defending Raja, contended before Special CBI Judge O P Saini.