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quash

verb To annul, suppress.
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Seeking quashing of Section 309 against the petitioner, Grover argued that if his client is convicted and put in jail, she " could become a subject of ridicule".
The petition has said that the high court in exercise of its powers under Section 482 of CrPC has grossly erred in quashing the FIR on ground of denial of opportunity as FIR requires only prima facie material to commence investigation which is very much on record and has been completely ignored by the high court.
Justice Pratibha Rani dismissed the plea for quashing the FIR moved by the youths, after they had entered into a compromise with the woman, saying it was a serious offence and that too against a police officer.
But despite a judge quashing the charges, Nick is yet to be released from India.
THE technical group is to hold a meeting this week to discuss the controversy over Luke "Ming" Flanagan's penalty point quashing.
Summary: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed plea of scion of Nehru-Gandhi family Varun Gandhi,seeking quashing of an FIR filed against him for his alleged hate speech.
Quashing the convictions, Sir Igor said: "The Crown agree that these convictions are wrong and must be quashed.
The threshold for quashing a criminal conviction could be raised by new government reforms, it was revealed yesterday.
On August 8, 2013 the apex court had declined to review its judgment quashing the DA case against her.
Hugh Callaghan and Gerry Hunter claim words, inferences or innuendo in a 1997 pamphlet written by Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC, entitled "The Birmingham Six and Other Cases" meant the quashing of their convictions did not imply, nor were they were entitled, to be presumed innocent.
Summary: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday dismissed Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Varun Gandhi's plea seeking quashing of an FIR filed against him for his alleged anti-Muslims remarks.