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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

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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MUSCAT: The cases of housemaids absconding are rising and employers have urged the Manpower Ministry to make recruitingA agents accountable to pay out compensation.A A A
Rangers spokesman said in a statement said that among absconding terrorists, Syed Safdar alias Khurasani is ring leader of LJA.
Despite the crackdown by the ministry on false absconding reports filed by employers, workers said the ministry is ruining their lives and careers by accepting such cases before investigating their credibility.
It may be noted that if an employee absconds and his whereabouts are not known and if later traced in the UAE on the basis of complaint made by his employer, such employee may be detained and later deported to his home country if proven guilty by the Court on charges of absconding. An employee deported on the grounds of absconding shall not be allowed to be employed in the UAE.
He has been absconding after the incident and search operation to locate him is underway." (ANI)
When the matter came up for hearing before the ATC-XI judge, who is conducting trial in the judicial complex inside the central prison, the IO filed a report regarding the execution of the non-bailable warrants issued by the court for the four absconding suspects.
The wanted and absconding criminals could not be permitted to roam openly, the SSP said and added that performance of police officials and personnel would be evaluated with the arrest of wanted and absconding criminals.
KARACHI -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday issued non-bailable warrants of three absconding accused in Ali Raza Abidi murder case and directed the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD)of Sindh police to arrest and produce them before it during the next hearing.
KARACHI -- SIU Police have arrested absconding major accused in May 12 incident from Nazim Abad.
Medic The RCEM suggested that medical staff should be aware of factors associated with absconding, such as those who are not willing to engage with staff, have a lack of insight, and have a frustration in a delay to their assessment.
Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Dr Rizwan Ahmed appeared before the court and submitted a progress report regarding the arrest of the police officials, who were declared absconders in the case, the officials has informed the court that residences of absconding policemen were visited to serve the warrants on them but they were not found there as they had gone into hiding to avoid arrest.