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Instigate

To incite, stimulate, or induce into action; goad into an unlawful or bad action, such as a crime.

The term instigate is used synonymously with abet, which is the intentional encouragement or aid of another individual in committing a crime.

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Rahul Gandhi had earlier today slammed Pakistan for instigating violence in Jammu and Kashmir and asserted that all matters related to the region are India's internal issues with no room for Pakistan's interference.
' It is obvious that some forces are instigating violence in Benue; it is not a coincidence that there was an attack on Agatu community a week to the presidential election and now there is another attack on Gwer West a week to the governorship election.'
Agyapong appears to bear some criminal responsibility for the death of Ahmed, and he also bears criminal responsibility for instigating the public to beat up Ahmed and cause harm to Mr.
They have been accused of instigating violence in Kandy through social media and were arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) following a special operation.
Man charged with threatening Gulalai Ismail, instigating violence against her
Three of them were sentenced to three years each for instigating the plot and two received 12-month jail sentences for aiding and abetting by the High Criminal Court yesterday.
ISLAMABAD -- A public prosecutor Thursday informed an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Islamabad that there was solid evidence against Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI)'s chief Imran Khan for instigating protesters toward violence during the sit-in of 2014.
Srinagar -- Kashmiri students staying in southern Indian state of Karnataka have said that the activists of extremist Hindu organization, Akhil Bhartiya Vidya Parishad (ABVP), area harassing them and are instigating common people of the state against the students and businessmen from occupied Kashmir.
In Opposition, the Deputy Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has taken the extraordinary step of taking credit for instigating the Queensland Biosecurity Capability Review, the Minister said.
The Inefficiency Assassin: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer is for anyone who Wants to take their ordinary, often time-consuming routines and transform them by streamlining them and instigating better management routines, and offers lessons that will apply equally well to home or business environments.
BURSA (CyHAN)- Police arrested 13 people and took them to the court on Thursday in charge of instigating people to resort violence province during Kobani protests in Bursa last week.
The BBS has been accused of instigating hate attacks against minority Muslims and Christians in mainly Buddhist Sri Lanka.