be above suspicion

be above suspicion

To not be suspected of any wrongdoing or crime, as due to one's reputation, status, etc. Because everyone thought he was such a good citizen, he was above suspicion after the robbery.
See also: above, suspicion

be aˌbove/beˌyond suˈspicion

be so good or honest that nobody thinks you would do something bad: He is absolutely beyond suspicion.
See also: above, beyond, suspicion
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"It used to be said in ancient Rome that Cesar's wife must be above suspicion. But today, the criminals in high public office consider themselves to be above suspicion, even when the testimonial and documentary evidence is presented, and they have no defines but to cry that the charge is politically motivated.
Invoking the famous quote, " Caesar's wife must be above suspicion", Kejriwal said, " There is a lot of controversy about the new house and I have received many phone calls from friends and followers asking me to not move into the new flats.
She further added, "Not only Caesar's wife, but Caesar too must be above suspicion,"
* A model family that normally would be above suspicion
"I sincerely believe that like Caesar's wife, the Prime Minister should be above suspicion and it is for this reason that I am prepared to appear before the PAC even though there is no precedent to that effect," Dr.