warrant of arrest

arrest warrant (warrant of arrest)

n. a judge's order to law enforcement officers to arrest and bring to jail a person charged with a crime. The warrant is issued upon a sworn declaration by the district attorney, a police officer or an alleged victim that the accused person committed a crime.

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Come now; band, not of officers, but of thieves; footpads with the licence of the Holy Brotherhood; tell me who was the ignoramus who signed a warrant of arrest against such a knight as I am?
Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi then issued the warrant of arrest.
Mariin naming kinokondena ang PNP at ang rehimeng Duterte dahil ilegal na dinukot ang organisador ng KMU na si Maojo Maga ng mga hindi unipormadong mga pulis at walang ipinrisintang warrant of arrest (We strongly condemn the PNP and the Duterte regime because of the abduction of KMU organizer Maojo Maga, who was arrested by police without wearing proper uniform, and without warrant of arrest)," Adonis said.
And hopefully soon enough a formal investigation will be started, and a warrant of arrest be issued and an indictment be made in the ICC so finally this system of death squad killing that President Duterte started in Davao and continued by him at the national level will be stopped,' he added.
A statement issued by the Border Crossing Authority that a warrant of arrest was issued against him in accordance with the provisions of article 457 of the Penal Code by the Office of the Iraqi National Intelligence Service.
A Nairobi court yesterday lifted a warrant of arrest against Embakasi East MP Paul Ongili, popularly known as Babu Owino, and his bodyguard after they presented themselves in court hours late.
Police said Pelago has a pending warrant of arrest for rape.
The warrant of arrest issued on the former Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development in Osun, Architect Muyiwa Ige by the state House of Assembly over alleged land matter at Ilobu has been revoked.
According to an ECP statement issued here Tuesday, the Commission ordered issuance of warrant of arrest against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman as he had failed to appear before the Commission during various hearings.
BRUSSELS, April 25 (KUNA) -- The International Criminal Court has unsealed the warrant of arrest for Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled allegedly responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the context of the situation in Libya in 2011.
The Secretary said Mayor Espinosa was allowed to hold office and continue his function as local chief executive of Albuera, Leyte due to the absence of warrant of arrest issued against him.
A warrant should be in writing, It should be signed by the presiding officer of the Court, it should bear the seal of the court, it should have the name and designation of the person who is to execute the arrest, it must indicate the clear name and address of the accused, it should state the offence with which an accused is charged, it should indicate the date of the issue of the warrant of arrest