private detective


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private detective

an individual privately employed to investigate a crime, keep watch on a suspected person, or make other inquiries
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At St Leonard's, the village's 11th century church which lies on the other side of the village - split by the busy A45 - the Rev David Wintle said he had not known the parish council was poised to engage private detectives.
Mr Davies said the private detective's skills would take investigations a stage further by tracing vehicle owners to alternative addresses, perhaps outside the Newport area.
Racing legend Bob Champion has been trailed by private detectives in a bitter divorce battle.
Police officials have hinted at a higher conspiracy behind this as they arrested two more persons, a private detective and his accomplice.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Lawyers for James Murdoch have confirmed that three News International employees were involved in setting up the monitoring of British MP Tom Watson by a private detective.
In which TV series did Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd star as partners in a private detective agency?
PRIVATE detective Phil Kramer is shot dead in a quiet street in suburban California.
FORGET Sherlock Holmes's careful deduction, Philip Marlowe's wisecracking and hard drinking and Miss Marple's genteel probing - Alexander McCall Smith has created a totally new private detective.
FILM heart-throb Tom Cruise has signed up a top private detective to help in a cash battle over his marriage split with Nicole Kidman.
A private detective arrested in Cuba on suspicion of spying arrived back in Britain yesterday saying he had 'no regrets' about taking the assignment which had resulted in his 48-day prison detention.
THE Delhi police have arrested a private detective in connection with BJP leader Arun Jaitley's phone call record access case.