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Synonyms for begging

a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

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Muscat: Expats and illegal migrants - some under the age of 12 - made up over 80 per cent of those caught begging on the streets of Oman last year, according to government data.
According to police, on a complaint, police arrested Yusuf who forced his disable son Ali Hussain for begging and sent the child to the Child Protection Bureau.
Begging is, however, a crime and Section 7 (1) of the Vagrancy Act 1958 says, 'The police, without an order from a magistrate and without a warrant, can arrest and search any person who appears to him to be a vagrant.
A PUBLIC consultation has been launched on measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in Newport which could see a blanket ban on begging in its city centre.
Begging is illegal in this country so why in Britain's Second City is begging allowed to continue?
Chhotu Baraik says he invest in his business the money he earns from begging.
I called him near me and asked him why he was begging and not schooling.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov 8 (ANI): In a bid to curb the alleged nuisance caused to the public and vehicular traffic at the main road junctions caused by those begging for alms, the Hyderabad City Police Commissioner issued a notice imposing a ban on the same for two months starting 6 a.
It comes as exclusive figures reveal a major increase in begging arrests last year.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 17 September 2017: A man, 52, was arrested for exploiting his 11 children in begging along with his wife, and five others' children as well.
On Saturday, the Sharjah Police launched an anti-begging campaign under the slogan 'fight begging and help those who deserve it' as part of the holy month of Ramadan.
There are the more explicit forms of begging, the hands stretched out asking for alms, with some modification among the Aetas this year, holding up signs in English explaining why they need money.
Begging for food and money in Boracay Island and the whole municipality of Malay, Aklan will now be a no-no with Municipal Ordinance No.
Swedenas Civic and Local Government Minister Ardalan Shekarabi has said that the government could ban begging, thelocal.