contraband


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Synonyms for contraband

Synonyms for contraband

goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law

distributed or sold illicitly

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This is a prodigious security against a direct contraband with foreign countries; but a circuitous contraband to one State, through the medium of another, would be both easy and safe.
It couldn't be called light, as there were bars and a grating to the window; which little precautions were necessary in the studies on the ground-floor looking out into the close, to prevent the exit of small boys after locking up, and the entrance of contraband articles.
Shaken out of destiny's dice-box into the company of a mere smuggler;--shut up with a poor little contraband trader, whose papers are wrong, and whom the police lay hold of besides, for placing his boat (as a means of getting beyond the frontier) at the disposition of other little people whose papers are wrong; and he instinctively recognises my position, even by this light and in this place.
In his hand he swayed a ferule, that sceptre of despotic power; the birch of justice reposed on three nails behind the throne, a constant terror to evil doers, while on the desk before him might be seen sundry contraband articles and prohibited weapons, detected upon the persons of idle urchins, such as half-munched apples, popguns, whirligigs, fly-cages, and whole legions of rampant little paper game-cocks.
The southern region (Region Two) marine police have seized contraband cigarettes and liquor including vehicles worth more than half a million during a raid at a house in Jalan Taman Setia, Taman Laman Setia, here.
Rabat The authorities the city of Ceuta have decided to extend the suspension of crossings at Tarajal II in order to carry out the rehabilitation and expansion of the Spanish side of the border.Although it was expected that the contraband crossings, suspended since July 25, will be resumed starting September 3, the Spanish government confirmed that this activity will be interrupted until further notice.
M2 PRESSWIRE-July 30, 2019-: Global Contraband Detector Market Insights & Outlook (2019-2024): Metal Detectors Expected to Grow at the Fastest Rate due to Increasing Use of Metal Detectors for People Screening
LAHORE -- A district and sessions court said on Tuesday it will not resume hearing the contraband case against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Rana Sanaullah until the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) personnel present record.
Rana Sanaullah was presented before a district and sessions court in the contraband case today.
The police have also exposed trade in contraband goods and human and narcotics trafficking on the border.
Summary: New Delhi [India] June 5 (ANI): Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel nabbed a South African lady passenger with 12.8 kg Contraband item (Pseudoephedrine drug) worth Rs 13 lakh at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.
BOC Zamboanga City District Collector Segundo Barte, Jr., said he ordered the destruction of the seized contraband to avoid suspicion of pilferage by operatives of the BOC.
As officials from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Philippine National Police, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and local government looked on, a steamroller flattened not pavement, but contraband seized from Manila City Jail (MCJ) inmates on Tuesday morning.
All correctional agencies, to some extent, struggle to control contraband, an umbrella term referring to anything inmates are prohibited from possessing.