prosecuting officer


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Noun1.prosecuting officer - a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the stateprosecuting officer - a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
DA, district attorney - an official prosecutor for a judicial district
attorney, lawyer - a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
state attorney, state's attorney - a prosecuting attorney for a state
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For a moment all were touched, and there was disposi- tion to deal mercifully with her, seeing that she was so young and friendless, and her case so piteous, and the law that robbed her of her support to blame as being the first and only cause of her transgression; but the prosecuting officer replied that whereas these things were all true, and most pitiful as well, still there was much small theft in these days, and mistimed mercy here would be a danger to property -- oh, my God, is there no property in ruined homes, and orphaned babes, and broken hearts that British law holds precious!
DOSH prosecuting officer Razali Shaffiee earlier requested for the maximum punishment under the law.
The prosecuting officer said it had been established that the accused person's relatives resided in Namibia which required another investigation to determine how he came to have Botswana citizenship.
The prosecuting officer, Mr Japhet Kiptum, told the court that police were looking for more suspects, arguing that the suspects would interfere with investigations if released on bail.
Njoku, Prosecuting officer in charge of OW/373c/2011 Zone 9, Umuahia, Peter Ogunyanwo, DCP Zone 9 Umuahia and Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and the Imo State High Court had on February 2013 in a judgment held that the police had grossly violated the fundamental rights of Mr Emeka Ozoani for declaring him 'category 'A' wanted person'.
KARACHI: Sindh local government (LG) secretary on Monday cancelled the promotion of 11 Hyderabad Municipal Cooperation (HMC) officials who were promoted to office superintendent from lari driver, legal advisor (Bs-18) from junior clerk/typist (BS-05), prosecuting officer (BS-17) from raedar (BS-05), chief fire officer (BS-17) from octori clerk (BS-05), urban rehabilitation inspector (Bs-11) from mahli (Bs-01).
Demoted officers are Zafar, office superintendent in BS-16; Rafiq Ahmed Rajput, personal secretary to HMC's municipal commissioner in BS-17 and director health; Abdul Wahab Rajput, personal secretary to chief municipal officer in BS-17; Mukarram Khan legal adviser in BS-18; Altaf Baig, prosecuting officer in BS-17; Mohammad Younus Qureshi chief fire officer in BS-17; Aqeel Ahmed Khanzada assistant director in BS-17; Syed Arif Ali stenographer in BS-14; Raees Ahmed URI in BS-14; Salahuddin, assistant director in BS-16; Abdul Muqeem, office superintendent in BS-16.
The BS-18 legal adviser Mukaram Khan has been reverted to BS-5 Typist, BS-17 health director Rafique Ahmed Rajput to BS-5 Junior Clerk, BS-17 taxation officer Abdul Wahab Rajput to BS-1 Naib Qasid, BS-17 Prosecuting Officer Altaf Baig to BS-5, BS-17 Chief Fire Officer Muhammad Yonus to BS-5 and BS-17 Assistant Director Health Aqeel Ahmed Khanzada to BS-6.
The reverted employees include Mukaram Khan from BS-18 legal adviser to BS-5 Typist, Rafique Ahmed Rajput from BS-17 to BS-5 Junior Clerk, Abdul Waheed Rajput from BS-17 to BS-1 Naib Qasid, Altaf Baig BS-17 Prosecuting Officer to BS-5 Tapedar, Mohammad Yonus from BS-17 Chief Fire Officer to BS-5 Octroi Clerk, Aqeel Ahmed Khanzada from BS-17 Assistant Director Health to BS-6 Senior Clerk, Salahuddin from BS-16 Assistant Director Land to BS-5 Clerk and Abdul Muqeem Shaikh from BS-16 Office Superintendent to BS-6 Slaughter House Compounder.
"Official investigation" means any investigation instituted by a law enforcement agency or prosecuting officer of the state or a political subdivision of the state or the Commission on Ethics.
'The determination of whether or not a person is going to be used as a witness is done by the prosecuting officer in charge of the case.'