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Acquitting Bishop Mulakkal, Kerala court says 'inconsistent versions' pose questions on survivor's credibility
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Acquitting Bishop Mulakkal, Kerala court says 'inconsistent versions' pose questions on survivor's credibility

The court said that the survivor’s claim that she was raped on 13 occasions under duress cannot be relied on the basis of her solitary testimony

'Miscarriage of justice': 10 months after man's death, Delhi High Court acquits him of charges of raping minor daughter
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'Miscarriage of justice': 10 months after man's death, Delhi High Court acquits him of charges of raping minor daughter

An erroneous approach of the trial court led to "miscarriage of justice" for a man convicted of allegedly raping his minor daughter 17 years ago, but justice was finally delivered to him when the Delhi High Court acquitted him on Wednesday — 10 months after he died while maintaining his innocence until the end.

Courts acquit over 3,200 people booked by CBI in corruption cases in last 4 years, Centre tells Lok Sabha
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Courts acquit over 3,200 people booked by CBI in corruption cases in last 4 years, Centre tells Lok Sabha

Over 3,200 people booked by CBI for their alleged involvement in corruption were acquitted by courts in the last four years, the government said on Wednesday

2006 Malegaon blasts case: MLA suggests punishment to ATS officials
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2006 Malegaon blasts case: MLA suggests punishment to ATS officials

"I demand that action be taken against the investigating ATS officers for framing the youths in the case and ruining their lives by keeping them in jail," said Shaikh, a legislator from Malegaon from where the youths hailed.

Himachal Pradesh: Cong MLA acquitted in Dalit woman murder case
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Himachal Pradesh: Cong MLA acquitted in Dalit woman murder case

Himachal Congress MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary was on Thursday acquitted of charges of murdering a former woman employee by a court in Panchkula.

2004 Kumbakonam fire tragedy: Two convicts file petition for acquittal
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2004 Kumbakonam fire tragedy: Two convicts file petition for acquittal

Two officials of the Education Department, who were convicted in the 2004 Kumbakonam School fire tragedy, filed petitions seeking suspension of sentence.

Why are 90 percent rape cases ending in acquittals, asks SC
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Why are 90 percent rape cases ending in acquittals, asks SC

The Supreme Court observed that the situation was going from bad to worse when it came to crimes against women, particularly rape.

Goa communal riots case: 40 acquitted for lack of evidence ‎
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Goa communal riots case: 40 acquitted for lack of evidence ‎

A sessions court at Margao acquitted 40 accused, including the BJP general secretary Satish Dhond and senior leader Sharmad Raiturcar. The accused had been charged with unlawful assembly, mischief and criminal trespass.