Invented as an excuse or a false accusation: he was arrested on trumped-up charges a trumped-up story
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- Dozens of opposition leaders have been arrested on trumped-up charges.
- Each time he was booked, he said, on trumped-up charges of disorderly conduct.
- The trumped-up charges hung over his head for several years.
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