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suspect

A person identified as possibly having an interest in buying, but who has not yet been contacted or has not yet given any evidence of interest. Contrast with a prospect, who has indicated some interest in buying and who appears to have the desire and the ability to purchase.

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The veteran singer spoke as part of a campaign to guarantee anonymity for sex crime suspects.
Eight high-profile war crime suspects were detained so far to face trial for crimes against humanity since Bangladesh constituted the tribunal in March last year along with the special investigation agency and a prosecution cell in line with the election pledges of the ruling Awami League to expose to trial the war criminals.
Coddling a crime suspect is punishable under Section 1 (c) of the Presidential Decree (PD) No.
The retired car factory worker had topped the centre's list of 10 most wanted war crime suspects. Each of the 27,900 charges carries a 15 year prison sentence under German law.
Deaths of crime suspects in police custody are quite common in this Punjab province where police kill hundreds of suspects in fake encounters also.
CRIME suspect Alan "Fatpuss" Bradley blew his top on radio yesterday - and told a writer: "Go and hang yourself."
HOME Secretary Jack Straw came under fresh attack yesterday over his handling of Nazi war crime suspect Konrad Kalejs.
He was not the target of the police, but a Makati City resident who happened to be at a crime suspect's Quezon City residence ended up in jail as well.
LAHORE -- Capital city police officer BA Nasir on Wednesday said that illegal detention and torture by policemen on crime suspects cannot be defended.
Following Manalad's confirmation, the mayor appealed to all victims of crime against persons, to come forward and file appropriate charges against crime suspects arrested by the city police.
However, EFCC Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, stated on Friday that the anti-corruption commission had collaborated with the FBI in bursting some wire crime suspects in an operation code named 'Wire Wire'.
The police arrested 130 crime suspects in simultaneous operations within 24 hours in Laguna province, authorities said Friday.

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