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find (one) innocent

To determine and declare in court that one is innocent of a crime. I don't know how the jury found him innocent, considering all the evidence against him.
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President Kenyatta said that the decision to reinstate Ojwang was made because there was no appeal against the decision of the tribunal that found him innocent within the stipulated time.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalThe tribunal found him innocent and said evidence presented did not warrant his removal from office.
The Dubai Court of First Instance had earlier found him innocent over lack of evidence.
The court found him innocent of kidnapping his children, and she innocent of threatening him.
At the end of each day when the jury found him innocent they just tried him again the next morning until there were 20,000 people outside the Guildhall and they thought, 'We're going to have a riot now'.
They said that the JIT also found him innocent. They added that the government should take steps for protecting students, so that more Mashals might not fall prey to such allegations.
In November 2017, the Supreme Court of South Sudan, the highest Court in the land, acquitted Maulana Mayen Wol and found him innocent.
Jurors found him innocent of all 19 charges but Ministry of Justice rules prevent people who can afford their defence from receiving tax-funded paybacks after the case.
Bernard Tayong, speaking for the North Cotabato police, said Catalan told him how he was tried by the rebels' 'kangaroo court' and found him innocent of any crime against the people.
But it found him innocent of involvement in murder.
Zardari said the premier should not rejoice as not a single judge who penned down the verdict has found him innocent. He said the PM should instantly step down without further delay.
A court in November dropped charges that Mubarak conspired to murder protesters during the 18 days of the uprising that started on Jan 25, and also found him innocent in a graft case.
Dubai Public Prosecution had charged the 31-year-old British man with possessing and trading nearly 160 grams of cocaine, but Dubai's Court of First Instance had found him innocent due to "poor evidence."
Mrs Henning revealed she had received an audio message of her husband pleading for his life, and had been told that a Sharia court had found him innocent of being a spy.
Last week Mrs Henning revealed she had received an audio message of her husband pleading for his life, and had been told that a Sharia court had found him innocent of being a spy.