Instigation


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INSTIGATION. The act by which one incites another to do something, as to injure a third person, or to commit some crime or misdemeanor, to commence a suit or to prosecute a criminal. Vide Accomplice.

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ARRESTS | A man and a teenager have been arrested from separate addresses in Rugby on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.
He said that there were circles that did not work professionally in covering these events and tried to incite the situation and that some TV channels have managed to stir instigation in dealing with events," stressing the need to stick to credibility and professionalism in the media message.
He claimed that he was self employed and was caught only upon instigation of Eric and Patrick.
How the videos and messages were linked to instigation of terrorism was also not clearly explained by witnesses.
'Accused has been charged with a role of only raising 'lalkara' and instigation,' he stated, 'no specific act of injuring the police officials is attributed to him.'
The Abbasi family gave NOC to the Punjab government at instigation of the commissioner and the government released Rs100 million for the renovation and repair to the fort .
According to details, SHO Westridge Police Malik Asif had filed an application in the court of Additional Session Judge Sajida Ahmed Chaudary maintaining that on instigation of CTO and DSP traffic Head constable Faiz and Usman had allegedly tortured him.
Speaking at an administrative meeting held here on Wednesday afternoon, she requested the people in the hills and the former Maoist stronghold of Jangalmahal not to pay heed to any form of instigation or rumours.
They were detained on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism and of being members of neo-Nazi organisation the National Action group.
The woman was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism.
A spokesman said: "On the afternoon of Sunday, April 30, the woman was discharged from hospital and arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.
Aged between 16 and 43 they were all arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts and taken to a south London police station for questioning.