Co-defendant


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CO-DEFENDANT. One who is made defendant in an action with another person.

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The 26-year-old co-defendant was sentenced to 37 years in jail in connection with terrorism-related charges, including 25 years behind bars for detonating a bomb which injured policemen.
In the suit, Symantec alleged that Jain and his co-defendants used pop-up ads that misled consumers into believing that their Symantec software was about to expire and needed to be renewed to maintain functionality.
The police captain is accused of rape and staging a fake marriage, while his co-defendant is accused of aiding and abetting.
The Los Angeles trial had resulted in acquittal of co-defendant Faiz ``Tony'' Munassar.
Prosecutors used the second day in a child-sex and murder trial yesterday to paint a gruesome picture of crimes they claim Marc Dutroux and his co-defendants committed against six young girls in the 1990s.
He was detained after his co-defendant told police that he provided her with the drugs, a detective earlier told the court.
The 19-year-old disagreed with his co-defendant and told prosecutors that all three had planned out the crime beforehand.
Prior to leaving Inkjet to form his own digital imaging company with his co-defendant, the defendant emailed Inkjet's customer database to his home computer in an attempt to steal intellectual property from Inkjet.
Sentencing for co-defendant Jose Medina, 25, who was accused of being the gunman, was postponed until Thursday because his attorney was at another trial.
Redha Al Ghasra, 26, and a co-defendant were both jailed for five years by the High Criminal Court for possessing firearms during an illegal gathering in Bani Jamra.
Co-defendant Juan Trinidad, a 29-year-old ex-convict from Lancaster, is awaiting trial in the case.
His 25-year-old co-defendant is charged with selling hashish and possessing prescription pills, while the 30-year-old is accused of possessing prescription pills.