Accessory after the fact

Accessory after the fact,

Definition of Accessory after the fact:

  1. A person who knowingly aids someone who has committed a crime.

  2. Individual who was not involved in the actual carrying our (commission) of an offense but who (knowing a crime has been committed) conceals or harbors the culprit, or aids in his or her escape from arrest or punishment.

How to use Accessory after the fact in a sentence?

  1. Well, he is liable, as was pointed out, to a number of other offences: accessory after the fact, destroying a motor car, theft of a motor car and various others - you could throw the book at him for the other offences.

Meaning of Accessory after the fact & Accessory after the fact Definition