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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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"What will happen if the governor is later found to be innocent and who will pay for damaging the names and reputation of those who will be found innocent?" Mandago asked.
'I pray that they may remain calm and confident that in the end, they will be found innocent,' Valles said.
The defendant was found innocent of possessing alcohol, but failed to show in court on Wednesday to enter a plea for the charge of physical assault.
The record of the suspects is being checked; who will be found innocent would be released.
Talking to media here in Lahore today, he said that JIT gave its report on the Sahiwal incident within 72 hours according to which, Khalil and his family have been found innocent.
Talking to news persons in Lahore on Friday, he said that JIT gave its report on the Sahiwal incident within 72 hour according to which, Khalil and his family have been found innocent. The Minister said that medical test reports of Nawaz Sharif are normal and the government is providing all the facilities to him in jail.
Police arrested dozens of people suspected of the crime, but released them after they were found innocent. In mid-November, the girl's parents began an indefinite sit-in protest in Mahendranagar, near their home, but the father had to be transported to Kathmandu after medical complaints.
If he's found innocent, then the rule of law will also apply.'
"Sheikh Ali Salman was found innocent," Sheikh Maytham al-Salman of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights.
SSP Ajmal informed the meeting that of the 87 suspects, 65 had been released after they were found innocent. He said that 25 cases had so far been registered against the suspects for burning schools in Deral, Tangir and Chilas areas of Diamer.
One of the suspects was handed a 3-month verdict and another was given a 6-month sentence for the possession of unlicensed weapons, while one defendant was found innocent of all charges.
"The law should be followed and (Dr) Lesiyampe should be reinstated if found innocent," she said.AMBUSH PEOPLE Area Woman Representative Maison Leshoomo said that investigations by the Senate Agriculture Committee did not find the PS guilty.
Summoning someone should be secret, what will happen to the image and respect of a person in society if he is found innocent in the inquiry, the CJP asked, while further adding, 'How can a person be declared guilty by NAB before a decision in court.'
Civilian Ehsan Ullah, son of Kifayat Ullah, was also tried by special military court, however, he was found innocent and has been acquitted accordingly, said the statement.