He was unwilling to tell what he had seen, lest it inculpate someone.
The accused is at liberty not to answer a question which may inculpate him.
But I have already said I am not here to excuse myself or inculpate others.
It shows how anxious the governor was to remove from his path all those who could inculpate him.
Still nothing has transpired to inculpate any one, or, ...