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Abscond

To go in a clandestine manner out of the jurisdiction of the courts, or to lie concealed, in order to avoid their process. To hide, conceal, or absent oneself clandestinely, with the intent to avoid legal process. To postpone limitations. To flee from arresting or prosecuting officers of the state.

abscond

v. 1) traditionally to leave a jurisdiction (where the court, a process server or law enforcement can find one) to avoid being served with legal papers or being arrested. 2) a surprise leaving with funds or goods that have been stolen, as in "he absconded with the loot."

abscond

verb absent oneself, avoid, bolt, decamp, depart, desert, disappear, dodge, elude, escape, eschew, evade, expatriate oneself, flee, hide, leave, levant, make off, occultari, remove, run, run away, steal away, take flight, withdraw, withdraw clandessinely
Associated concepts: abscond on bail, absconding debtor, attachment, fugitive, quasi in rem jurisdiction
See also: abandon, defect, depart, disappear, elude, escape, evacuate, flee, leave, move, quit, withdraw

abscond

to run away, especially from the jurisdiction of a court. It may be an offence in its own right as where the absconder is on BAIL and fails to surrender to custody or tries to escape the consequences of insolvency.

ABSCOND. To go in a clandestine manner out of the jurisdiction of the courts, or to lie concealed in order to avoid their process.

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The Director General NAB Balochistan said arresting of absconders was being ensured in the province, to fulfill NAB's commitment to end corruption from the society, under the vision of Chairman NAB, (Retd) Justice Javed Iqbal.
ISLAMABAD -- The Standing Committee of Senate on Finance on Tuesday said that nomination papers filed for the upper house of parliament by former finance minister Ishaq Dar were illegal as bank officials failed to satisfy the committee about opening of his new account after he had been declared absconder by an accountability court.
However, during the meeting, Committee Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla pointed out that NBP has opened a bank account of an absconder, former finance minister Ishaq Dar.
Ghoupur police claimed to have nabbed two absconders namely Munir Ahmed, son of Ghulam Rasool Jagirani, and Javed Ahmed Bhayo from BS feeder area.
The apex court observed that the absconders were making full-throated speeches about respecting the judiciary, but they were not appearing before the courts to face cases.
e former absconder, a 39-year-old Sri Lankan woman who asked not to be named, told 7DAYS that many runaway maids rent out bed space in houses in areas such as Satwa, Mankhool and Al Jafiliya.
The police of East zone arrested 46 accused including 20 absconders from whom 16 pistols, three repeaters, one shot gun, one hand grenade and four motorcycles were recovered.
The decline in absconders is due to the decision taken by the ministry to regulate the labour market," he said.
Judge Asim Imam on Friday ordered these absconders to appear in the court within 7 days.
The station house officer of each police station will have to maintain a case diary about the details of the absconders and the offenders.
Thorn Cross, which is an open institution, has had a total of 1,172 absconders since 1997.
These officers maintain full parole caseloads and spend, on average, an additional 25 hours per week searching for absconders.