criminal intent


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See: mens rea

criminal intent

see INTENTION, MENS REA.
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LAHORE -- Former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general allegedly misused his authority and with criminal intent prepared, processed, recommended and got approved a fraudulent and illegal request by awarding contract of the Rs14 billion Ashiyana-i-Iqbal Housing Society project, according to National Accountability Bureau that made a charge-sheet against him public on Sunday.
Darcy White, of Cromarty Drive, Crosland Moor, was charged with carrying a firearm with criminal intent when he appeared before magistrates in Bradford over the weekend.
Not a day passes without news of men, women, old people and children being killed, not by accident but by criminal intent and through the use of handguns.
Requiring proof of criminal intent protects individuals from prison time or other criminal penalties for accidental conduct or for activities they didnt know were wrong.
The Austrian appealed his 10-year imprisonment before the Dubai Appeal Court where he pleaded not guilty and contended that he did not have any criminal intent.
Cigarette butts or even Molotov cocktails if found at the scene would indicate criminal intent," said a source.
The gang includes Eren Hasyer, 25, of Enfield, who was found guilty of conspiring in the escape plot but cleared of possession of an imitation firearm with criminal intent.
The state, though, does allow a defendant to argue they did not have the mental ability to have criminal intent, Kretzer said.
The prosecution argued that criminal intent behind the move is "evident" as he reportedly downloaded the footages captured by the said cameras to his mobile phone and computer.
I am now wondering if this was a call with criminal intent aimed at the elderly and would like to hear if anyone else has had a similar call.
That's because, said the office of Prosecuting Attorney Larry Jegley, "we just didn't see we could prove criminal intent.
He writes: "I note that Ofgem have stated that they have no intention of providing the evidence of mis-selling to the police as they concluded they had found no evidence of criminal intent.

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