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Allegation

In law, a claim that a party to a proceeding makes and states that he/she is able to prove. For example, one may allege in a lawsuit that another party has committed fraud. If the second party is found liable for fraud, one is said to have proven one's allegation.
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In light of the nature of the allegations and the passage of time, critical facts about these events may never be conclusively determined," the letter said.
White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah underscored that the President was unaware of the allegations until the reports surfaced on Tuesday night (local time).
Projecting these statistics on to the almost 50,000 private law cases heard in England and Wales in 2016 would result in more than 10,000 false allegations.
In the petition, it was stated that Ayesha Ahad levelled serious allegations of harassment, physical torture and receiving life threats from Hamza.
Dr Asim never leveled such allegations during detention, or hearing of the case and after his bail, spokesperson stated.
Trillanes cited parliamentary immunity when he made the allegations as his defense.
Premier Makhura received communication from various officials employed in the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation making allegations of maladministration and misconduct in the department.
In light of the allegations Mr Bain launched an investigation.
McCann, whose career included spells at Bolton, Everton and Aston Villa as well as Sunderland, must answer four allegations of perjury and one of fraud.
In a statement issued through Bridgend council, Dr Manghan said: "The school remains committed towards carrying out a full and proper investigation of each of the allegations that have been made, and once these have been completed we will take whatever appropriate action may be required.
The 59-year-old was held in January by detectives from Operation Yewtree, the national investigation sparked by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, and re-arrested in March after further allegations emerged.
A number of British newspapers published the allegations last week.