convict of (something)

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convict of (something)

To be deem guilty of a crime. With all of the evidence against him, he'll surely be convicted of that crime.
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convict someone of something

to pronounce someone guilty of something. In the end, they convicted her of theft. The police wanted to convict Max of the crime.
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As Armitage it was that I entered a London banking-house, and as Armitage I was convicted of breaking my country's laws, and was sentenced to transportation.
No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
Hardcore terrorists' were convicted of killing innocent civilians and soldiers and attacking law enforcement agencies, armed forces personnel and educational institutions of the country, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement.
The law doesn't apply to those convicted of murder, rape, pedophilia, terrorism and crimes against the state, humanity and international law.
In 2015/16, there were 29 people who were convicted of offences under the Animal Welfare Act in the Northumbria Police area, down 12% from the 33 people who were convicted in 2014/15.
Rawalpindi -- Four more Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists convicted of 'heinous' terror related offences by military courts were executed on Wednesday.
RAWALPINDI -- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on Thursday ratified death sentence of five terrorists convicted of acts of terrorism such as murder of rights activist Sabeen Mahmud and Safoora Chowrangi carnage.
TEN West Yorkshire police officers have been convicted of offences in the last three years, it has emerged.
North Wales Police said six police officers and one PCSO had been convicted of a criminal offence since 2012, the figures released to the Press Association through a Freedom of Information request show.
Hayley Allison, 40, of Habershon Street, Roath, Cardiff, was convicted of exceeding a 30mph speed limit and fined pounds 200 with a pounds 15 victim surcharge and three penalty points.
Devon and Cornwall Police - a PC convicted of burglary as a teenager.
In April 1997 he was convicted of stealing goods from the Bainbridges (now John Lewis) store in Newcastle, which he had hidden in a carrier bag.
KABUL (PAN): Eleven drug traffickers have been convicted of trafficking and possessing narcotics by the Appeal Court of the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF),a statement issued here said Thursday: A drug trafficker from Herat province has been arrested for trafficking more than6 kg of heroin and was convicted and sentenced to16 years in jail, and fined one million fifty thousand Afghanis,the CJTF said in its statement.
Douglas Vinter, 39, occupies the latest place on the list after he was convicted of stabbing and strangling his wife three years after being released from jail for another murder.
In 1999, he was convicted of forging a driver's license or identification and was released on parole in March 2001.