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quash

verb To annul, suppress.
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Meanwhile, the bench of D S Thakur quashed detention of Hurriyat leader, Assadullah Parray after hearing his counsel, Naser Qadri.
The respondents on October 17, 2011, filed a writ petition before the LHC Rawalpindi Bench which quashed the reference.
In a statement on the site, they said: "Ched and those who closely support him have always maintained that he was wrongly convicted and, using new information that was not presented at his trial, we expect that in time his conviction will be quashed.
The conviction and sentence of the appellant, consequentially, are hereby quashed," Justice Musa Mohammad said.
The charges were quashed several weeks ago, yet we are still in the same position.
His conviction for a Birmingham pub robbery in 1984 was quashed last year.
A FORMER university lecturer jailed for a string of sex offences against young girls will have his convictions quashed.
NEW DELHI -- The Supreme Court has directed that the "entire" licences quashed by it for 2G spectrum be auctioned without "further delay" and those telecom firms that were unsuccessful and did not participate in the auction process will cease to operate "forthwith".
KitchentableLFC: Inquest verdicts quashed and new inquests ordered.
Summary: The Dubai Court of Appeal has quashed a six-month jail term awarded by a lower court to a 34-year-old Iranian businessman, acquitting him of a fraud charge.
A PERVERTED lorry driver serving a potentially lifelong sentence for sex attacks on a schoolgirl has had his sexual offences prevention order quashed by Appeal Court judges.
The apex court quashed the FIR lodged by the CBI in the DA case against Mayawati terming it as illegal.