put behind bars

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Synonyms for put behind bars

lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

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"I am glad that this reckless thief has been put behind bars so he can reflect on his behaviour that night.
Rahul, Lalu, and Rabri can say anything they want but under the government of Narendra Modi anyone who will talk of dividing our motherland India will be put behind bars," Shah said while addressing a poll rally here.
'So the option we have adopted, is either they guarantee genuine repentance or they would be put behind bars before Election Day.
The NCHD chairman warned that the people not sending children to schools would be put behind bars.
"If you are caught carrying a knife, you not only risk being put behind bars, you are putting yourselves and others under serious risk of harm." | Call 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Urdangarin, husband of King Felipe's sister Christina, was put behind bars, executing a court rule that allowed him to choose the jail where he would spend five years and ten months behind the iron bars.
Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar assured the public that officials involved in illicit drugs trade would be put behind bars.
Qashqavi did not say why the Foreign Ministry works so hard to free prisoners held foretimes the Iranian Judiciary works so hard to put behind bars. Qashqavi said one of the tasks of the Foreign Ministry is see that Iranians arrested abroad have full access to lawyers to defend themselves, even if they would not have such access in Iran.
A Milan court sentenced him to one year in jail, although he is unlikely to be put behind bars during a possible appeal.
Summary: A 31-year-old GCC citizen who threatened to kill a Ukrainian woman he met online, before robbing her of her mobile phone and money, has been put behind bars for six months.
A 29-YEAR-old Midland man has been put behind bars for eight years for a string of serious sex attacks on a schoolgirl.
Mumbai A delegation of prominent Muslim citizens has asked the Maharashtra government to release young Muslims who were put behind bars for the 2006 Malegaon blasts, following recent statements of a Hindu right wing leader Swami Aseemanand.
The boys were arrested and put behind bars, with dad Robert, 58, and sister Martha, 20, who were helping shoot a mock car chase with an air-gun on a deserted industrial estate for a Blu-Tack advert competition.
This six-part documentary reveals how real families cope when a loved one is put behind bars.
THE jailed mother of Rhys Jones's killer has run up more than pounds 2,000 in rent arrears since being put behind bars, an eviction hearing was told.