target witness

Definition of "target witness"
  1. A witness who either faces possible indictment by a grand jury or possesses specific information the grand jury is interested in
How to use "target witness" in a sentence
  1. The prosecutor believed the target witness would provide crucial evidence for the case.
  2. John was called as a target witness due to his key insights into the events under investigation.
  3. Despite her reluctance to testify, the grand jury identified her as a target witness.

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