Thief leader

one who leads or takes away a thief.

See also: Thief

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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DAVAO -- Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte likens to losing one's manhood the criticism that putting a P5-million reward on the head of suspected car thief leader Ryan Yu, aka "Baktin" (piglet), amounts to a human rights violation.
But that cannot be said of Dubya, the thief leader who took his country and my own into war against the Iraqi people.