accomplice


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Synonyms for accomplice

one who assists a lawbreaker in a wrongful or criminal act

Synonyms for accomplice

a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)

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that the four bases for accomplice liability are not unique to that form
The flight's captain said the hijacker entered the cockpit and said there were three accomplices in the cabin ready to detonate explosives if orders were not followed, leading to the diversion of the Oct.
Accomplice testimony in a criminal trial is highly relevant and, often, essential in the prosecution of crime, particularly organized crime, white collar crime, and political corruption.
The Nigerian allegedly agreed to lead police to the accomplice at their meeting point.
The prime suspect in the murder of teenager Hannah Foster had an accomplice who helped him to flee, it was claimed yesterday.
Tatiana, who talked to the man on the intercom, says he "spoke and walked like a yakuza," and she and her mother believe this was Ito's accomplice checking to confirm whether Ishii was still at home.
In March last year, he and a 16-year-old accomplice held a couple at knife-point in Greater Manchester.
Although only an accomplice, Anna is a notorious abortionist and an outsider to these parts, so she got what she deserved in the eyes of the village notables who gathered to witness the verdict and express their approbation.
In this case, the Supreme Court addressed the difficult issue of the admissibility of a statement given to police by an accomplice in a criminal trial when the accomplice refuses to testify.
Federal courts have failed, however, to elucidate a clear or consistent rule of accomplice liability under section 924(c).
KARACHI -- One alleged criminal was killed while his accomplice injured in an encounter with Police in Shershah area of the city on Wednesday.
SP AVLS City Danish Asif Ranjha led the special police team which conducted a raid and arrested Safdar and his accomplice Rashid of Hayder and recovered four motorcycles besides illegal weapons.
According to police the accused along with another accomplice was busy in stealing money from ATM when the bank security alarm started ringing.
They left their injured accomplice in the park and fled.
Bruno Nikolik, 30, and an accomplice sent the youngster, aged around five, into a shop last November.