Crime

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arrested
police: take into custody
questioned
interrogate the suspect
charged
be formally accused by police of doing something
commited
break the law
investigated
find the truth about a crime
caught
the police caught someone who break laws
robber
the person who steals to someone or something
burglar
a person who steals from a building.
murderer
a person who kills.
mugger
the person who attacks someone to steal their money.
shoplifter
a person who steals from shops.
smuggler
the person who takes things or people to or from a place secretly and illegally.
pickpocket
a person who steals things out of pockets or bags secretly.
witness
a person who saw a crime happen.
victim
a person who a crime happens to.
thief
is the general name we give to someone who steals something
vandal
somebody who causes criminal damage
terrorist
somebody who uses political violence
stalker
person who follows or harasses
rapist
person especially a man , who rapes
kidnapper
to steal, carry off, or abduct by force or fraud, especially for use as a hostage or to extract ransom.
hijacker
somebody who takes control of a vehicle by force
hacker
somebody who illegally accesses computers
fraudster
thief; confidence trickster
drug dealer
somebody who sell illegal drugs
bribe
persuade somebody with money
blackmailer
extorsionist who threatens to reveral something private
accused
to charge (someone) with having done something wrong
acquitted
to ​decide ​officially in a ​law ​court that someone is not ​guilty of a ​particular ​crime
court
the judges and officials of a legal court
evidence
information etc that gives reason for believing something; proof (eg in a law case)
guilty
causing guilt
judge
a person who hear and try (cases) in a court of law
jury
legal a group of people legally selected to hear a case and to decide what are the facts, eg whether or not a prisoner accused of a crime is guilty
proof
evidence: legal
punishment
to cause to suffer for a crime or fault
sentenced
a ​punishment given by a ​judge in ​court to a ​person or ​organization after they have been ​found ​guilty of doing something ​wrong:
verdict
the decision of a jury at the end of a trial

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