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quash

verb To annul, suppress.
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On August 22, the Bombay High Court had in its judgment directed the Maharashtra Police to conduct a free and fair probe in the case, which involved former Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar and more than 50 other accused.The Bombay HC, in its judgment, refused to quash the charges against the accused, citing that the report of inquiries/inspection constitutes credible information and/or material which, prima-facie, discloses the commission of cognizable offences punishable under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against all the accused.
He said the case cited by Mr Ngakaage in favour of the quashing of the charge sheet, the Molefi case of 2004 had been struck off the roll by the Court of Appeal after a prior conviction, rather than being quashed before the accused pleaded and proceeded to face trial.
She, however, held that the application to quash charge was premature.
Upon which the special prosecutor, Imranul Haq replied that the LHC had quashed the case over 'technical' reasons and the documents will be presented before the SC bench of they ask for it.
Little, who helped with the motions to quash, specializes in securities fraud.
Evans's family and his girlfriend Natasha Massey have set up a website to campaign for the conviction to the be quashed.
In this inventive, thought-provoking book, Ben Quash fosters a creative dialogue between theology and the arts in order to explore the Holy Spirit's dynamic engagement with humankind through history and the imagination.
Charges filed against the 28-year-old were quashed in a hearing but Nick is yet to be granted permission to leave the country.
Geraldine Azimkar - whose sapper son Patrick, 21, was gunned down with Mark Quinsey, 23, outside Massereene Army barracks in Antrim - spoke out after the the Court of Appeal in Belfast ruled the verdicts in the non-jury trial of Brian Shivers were unsafe and quashed his 25-year sentence.
LIVERPOOL FC today hailed the decision to quash the 96 inquest verdicts as a "step towards justice".
A FORMAL application to quash the verdicts of the original Hillsborough inquests has been made by the Government's top lawyer.