in flagrante delicto


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in flagrante delicto

‘while the crime is flagrant’; colloquially, ‘caught in the act’.
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Being caught in flagrante delicto exposed 11 percent of those cheating, while 5 percent had their affair reported by a friend and 3 percent by a family member.
Colleagues of one employee of a southern course are apparently flummoxed she still has a job after she was caught in flagrante delicto with a corporate guest.
The source added that a number of these offenders were caught in flagrante delicto, legal irregularities, issues against morality and violating the Telecommunications Law.
Not so much aurora borealis as in flagrante delicto.
Security apparatuses' behavior was similar to that of an armed militia for they revolted against the constitutional power,' he exclaimed whereby he reiterated that military law describes yesterday's incident as a crime in flagrante delicto.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco's security services arrested, on Thursday in Amezmiz (outskirts of Marrakech), a foreign missionary carrying out Christian proselytizing activities in flagrante delicto, Interior Ministry said.
A cadet named Nash (surnames only are traditionally used in military address) had been caught in flagrante delicto performing oral sex on another boy, and the snitch who had observed them in the act picked up a pillow from his dormitory bed and began to vigorously pummel the hapless fellator as he vociferously yelled out, "Blow Boy Nash
Some people took the saga of Eliot Ness in the boudoir, the old yarn of holier-than-thou caught in flagrante delicto, as a sign that a woman should be president.
But sex definitely is as The Tudors sets out to do for merrie olde England what Rome did for Italy with plenty of in flagrante delicto (as they say) to spice up the boring talk of international treaties.
The absurdity of a Bible-thumping politician, who has a long record of railing against the gay lifestyle, being caught in flagrante delicto, was so transparent that the easy jokes flew across the political spectrum.
When the father discovers Coop and Anna in flagrante delicto one stormy night, he beats Coop nearly to death, causing the lovers to flee the farm and take up separate lives.
Its secretary-general is implicated in the multi-billion dollar oil-for-food scam; UN "peacekeepers" are charged with raping and/or sexually exploiting women and very young girls in the Congo, the Central African Republic, Cambodia, East Timor, and Kosovo; one of the UN's senior officials from France ran an Internet pedophile ring that victimized hundreds of children and has been caught in flagrante delicto with a 12-year-old; the UN's Population Fund (UNFPA) continues to fund China's notoriously brutal program of forced abortion and sterilization; despotic dictatorships and terrorist regimes chair or help run UN committees on human rights and counter-terrorism.