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Synonyms for crackdown

Synonyms for crackdown

sudden punitive action

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severely repressive actions

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The provincial government has banned the use of polythene shopping bags in the province and the district administration has launched crackdown against it in wake of the directives issued by the provincial government.
Addressing a press conference in Karachi, Ishaq Khan, the LPG distributor action committee member said that police have launched an unnecessary crackdown against distributors from last 10 days.
Addressing a press conference, Ishaq Khan, member of the distributor action committee, said for the last 10 days, police have launched an unnecessary crackdown against distributors.
Asghar on this occasion directed the officers of district administration to keep continue crackdown against encroachers till achievement of desired results.
The crackdown was led by Pemra Lahore Regional GM Ayesha Wattoo and the teams carried out inspection of cable operators in Phoolnagar, Pattoki, Dina Nath, Kasur, Depalpur, Okara and its surroundings.
In a similar crackdown, the FIA team impounded a vehicle from Peshawar Road in Rawalpindi and recovered foreign currency worth Rs2.4 million from it.
The crackdown against banned outfits was launched under the National Action Plan (NAP) and according to sources, intelligence agencies and the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) also took action against the organisations.
Announced way back in 2014, for a 2016 release, there have been so many staff changes, studio shifts and delays it was beginning to look like Crackdown 3 would remain nothing but a lovely idea.
* Crackdown 3 releases for the PC and Xbox One on February 15 for Rs 3,999
Summary: The crackdown was launched in response to the complaints from residents about motorcycles driven by reckless teenagers.
North Sinai security forces - Press photo CAIRO - 29 December 2018: The Interior Ministry announced in a Saturday statement that security forces killed 40 terrorists in fire exchange as part of a crackdown on terrorist hideouts in Giza and North Sinai governorates.
He said since the force launched an immigration crackdown on November 11, at least 1,273 Chinese nationals have been found working without valid work permits.
The matatu crackdown is going to have casualties - loss of revenue for PSV owners and pain for passengers who will have to trek to work.
figure By KALUME KAZUNGU Police in Lamu have arrested three suspected notorious drug peddlers in an ongoing crackdown which was launched this week.The three are Yassir Mohamed Abuu, 24, Shee Shebuki Sale alias Kim, 44 and Ali Bwanamkuu, 30.Officers from the Kizingitini Police Station in Lamu East led by OCS Elam Esendi conducted crackdowns on renowned drug hotspots in Tchundwa village and its environs on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning and arrested the three.
Microsoft has delayed the release of the highly anticipated open-world shooter "Crackdown 3" once again.