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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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"To reduce this threat, men may afford male perpetrators the benefit of the doubt and interpret events in a way that is biased towards that perpetrator's perspective."
The country's top diplomat was reacting to a statement issued by the Chinese Embassy in Manila calling on the government to hold the perpetrators accountable.
Andre Bavugamenshi, one of the perpetrators said his heart was relived expressing the apology.
The town police had yet to determine the identities of the perpetrators and the motive behind the killing.
"If we start down the road of excusing perpetrators because their moral vision is impaired we may not find an obvious place to stop." In their view, we need to find a place to stop.
He said lack of tight evidence has seen perpetrators go scot-free in courts, emboldening other perpetrators.
I cannot try the perpetrators. I can provide the information, I can recommend that the perpetrators and the masterminds be tried, but I cannot do that myself," Callamard said.
So, instead of allowing state law to benefit the perpetrators, let's protect the victims and pass SB1101 so perpetrators are exposed and they know that, in Arizona, they can no longer abuse children and get away with it.
The investigation stated that an employee at a money transfer company provided the perpetrators with inside information about the movements of money transfer employees in charge of filling ATM machines' vaults.
They have said that when combating the crimes, authorities only confiscate illegally logged timber and fail to detain perpetrators for prosecution, prompting a repeat of the offences.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday said that the government of Sindh must take swift and decisive action against the perpetrators behind Kumb temple arson incident in Khairpur district.