Acquitted them of - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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acquit (one) of (something)
To determine that one is not guilty of a crime or other wrongdoing. Everyone in the courtroom was shocked when the jury acquitted the defendant of murder.
acquit someone of something
to establish someone's innocence of a criminal charge or the blame for some wrongdoing. The investigator acquitted Wally of the charges.
References in periodicals archive
The judge found the three men innocent and acquitted them of
the charges in the present case.
In a habeas corpus petition, seafood exporter Joseph Varghese of Cherthala submitted that they continued to be in the jail though the court had acquitted them of
all charges, according to The Indian Express Newspaper.