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VIC Police Investigation Evidence - What If They Can't Find Suspect?

Discussion in 'Criminal Law Forum' started by Missii, 3 January 2015.

  1. Missii

    Missii Well-Known Member

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    There is a current investigation with a person by the police. The victim in the situation still needs to be interviewed by police which is happening in a few days. The main suspect his family plan on hiding him interstate. Would there still be a investigation? What happens if they can't find the other person involves for an interview? If there is a enough evidence to charge and they can't find what happens under evidence law?
     
  2. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

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    Hiding the suspect or hiding the victim?
     
  3. Missii

    Missii Well-Known Member

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    Suspect
     
  4. Tim W

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    Hiding the suspect can be an offence in itself.
     
  5. Ponala

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    Depends on the offence being investigated. If there is enough evidence they can issue charges/warrants without interviewing the suspect. The can also place a 'whereabouts' on the suspect.
     
  6. Phildo

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    Hopefully the investigation will proceed and a court summons will be issued.

    That means that the charge is in place and statute of limitations won't apply when the person returns some day.

    (I think.)
     

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