false imprisonment

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(law) confinement without legal authority

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A spokesman for the PSNI said: "Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman and 28-year-old man in the Ballymena area on suspicion of a number of offences including false imprisonment, intimidation and attempted intimidation.
Kelly, 32, of Snaefell Avenue, Old Swan, admits assisting an offender but denies false imprisonment and murder.
Clarke then pleaded guilty to two charges of false imprisonment, possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, possession of an imitation firearm (a sawn-off shotgun) with intent to commit false imprisonment, two counts of possession of a bladed article (a Samurai sword and a knife) and criminal damage.
com%2Fwwe%2Fnews%2Fwwe-suspends-rich-swann-following-arrest-for-domestic-battery-false-imprisonment%2F) Alachua County Sheriff's Office, Swann had argued with his wife, Vannarah Riggs, and was charged with battery and false imprisonment of an adult then released on bail.
Instead he suffered "humiliation and injury to his dignity" and was entitled to PS76,578 for false imprisonment and PS59,470 for the EU law breaches.
Peter Banks, 48, pleaded guilty to two counts of false imprisonment as well as two counts of robbery and one count of inflicting grievous bodily harm.
ISHMAEEL AKBAR, 32, Kingsbury Road, Tipton: Admitted false imprisonment, blackmail and GBH with intent.
She eventually settled and the quarantine did not happen, but false imprisonment was one of the possible claims for her to file.
A MAN was arrested for false imprisonment after police negotiators were called to a disturbance in a house.
TWO men have appeared at court charged with false imprisonment after a 36-year-old woman was locked in the back of a van in Cardiff.
MARCH 17 Donovan is charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment.
The youth was convicted of false imprisonment after forcing another 17-year-old to accompany him to collect a drug debt.
A MAN - accused of firearms, drugs and false imprisonment charges - appeared before Huddersfield magistrates yesterday.
Mrs Akhtar, 44, is charged with false imprisonment and two assault charges.
A FLINTSHIRE man pleaded guilty to charges of false imprisonment, kidnapping, rape and assault when he appeared before a judge yesterday.