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Respondent

A person or organization required to answer a legal proceeding. For example, if a company is sued, the company is called the respondent because it must respond to the charges or risk a summary judgment. See also: Petitioner.
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Former Northumbria Police detective Nigel Wilkinson last year told the Chronicle that paying the informant known as XY was the right thing to do.
Cichy was arrested in January 2013 along with fellow former officers Matthew Hudak, now 34, and Terrance O'Brien, now 51, and accused of forcing an informant to sell narcotics the officers had confiscated.
Peterson's cross-examination seemed to frustrate the informant at times on Tuesday.
Drug enforcement teams were stationed in the vicinity to monitor the informant and the suspect as they struck the deal.
AFORMER police officer who helped convict Members of Birmingham's Burger Bar Boys gang has labelled PS1 million spent on police informants as a "waste of money".
Tanalgo to the informants in a ceremony at the Intelligence Service in Camp Gen.
Merseyside Police refuse to reveal in which high-profile cases money was handed over, or what their annual budget is, and it is unknown how many informants there are.
Whether the informant witness has received or expects to receive anything in exchange for the testimony; and
It's likely that the motive was related to my work," said the informant, a member of a barangay (village) nintelligence network in the town.
during a sting operation while he was selling the drug to an informant inside the latter's car.
Even if the same informant had provided information about many illegal transactions, the department would be paying no less than a few crores to the informant.

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