chokehold

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Synonyms for chokehold

complete power over a person or situation

a restraining hold

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The officers specifically deny that Ahmad was punched, struck with the knee more than once, controlled with the cuffs, stamped on or twice placed in a neck hold in the police van.
Manning (33), from Sparkbrook, was being held on charges of malicious wounding, assault and illegal possession of a firearm when he died in December 1995 after being put in a neck hold by officers removing him from his cell at the jail.
Manning, a remand prisoner at Blakenhurst Prison near Redditch, Worcs, died in December 1995 after being put in a neck hold as he struggled with warders.
With the moves ranging from the classics like body-slams and high-dives from the ropes into the face, to new manoeuvres like the reverse spinning neck hold or the ferocious whirlbacks, these giants of the ring are not to be messed with.
The inquest in Kidderminster was told he was put in a neck hold following a struggle.
These included the neck hold, the palm pull and even a good old-fashioned bum grapple.
The call from the National Assembly Against Racism came as campaigners for the family of Birmingham man Mr Alton Manning, who died after being put in a neck hold in prison, revealed they still had received no apology from Mr Richard Tilt for his com
The truth is that Home Office guidelines were broken when Alton Manning was put in a neck hold and he was unlawfully killed by prison officers.
He died after being put in a neck hold as he struggled with warders at Blakenhurst Prison in Redditch, in December 1995, as he was taken between cells.
Mr Alton Manning, a remand prisoner from Birmingham, died at Blakenhurst Prison near Redditch, Worcs, on December 8, 1995, after being put in a neck hold as he struggled with warders.
Mr Dexter Dias, counsel for the Manning family, asked if damage found to the ear and eye could have been caused by a neck hold.
He told Forfar High Court that Mandy, 32, had the type of bruising on her neck and face that "occurs in strangulation with the hands, ligature, or other form of neck hold or arm lock".
Maxie Hayles added: "The truth is that Home Office guidelines were broken when Alton Manning was put in a neck hold and he was unlawfully killed by prison officers, as an inquest jury unanimously found.
Father-of-two Shiji Lapite, 34, was kicked in the head and put in a neck hold that crushed his voice box.