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BANDIT. A man outlawed; one who is said to be under ban.

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Mujiv Hataman underscored the need for the government to win the trust of the people, especially the Abus, and show that government will make a difference in their lives so that they will shun activities such as banditry.
Mr Murkomen, who is also the Senate Majority Leader, added: "Banditry is to blame for food shortages in Kerio Valley and general under-development.
"We are stating that this is quite unprecedented -- international affairs bordering, maybe, on banditry. What stands behind this?
Speaking about the SLA/AW, the report says its activities "continue to be limited to (some) pockets in Jebel Marra amid reports of further fragmentations and involvement in acts of banditry".
He spoke of what he called "confiscation of about $2 billion and seizure of $1.5 billion of Iranian Central Bank assets" as examples of US banditry.
A disciplinary panel ruled it cost Banditry, who was beaten a head, a quarter of a length at a crucial part of the race, as well as momentum and balance, and ordered the placings to be reversed.
They target all dissident people in an unfair and unlawful manner to intimidate them and they experiment with acts of banditry by trying to confiscate the properties of dissident people and groups through mafia-like methods.
On March 10, 2014 a criminal probe against Suhrob Kholov into banditry and attempted homicide was launched.
He also used the fact that the founder of the 6 April movement Ahmed Maher is currently in prison facing charges that include rioting, inciting violence and banditry, in addition to other charges accusing him of collaborating with foreign intelligence.
Historical background and the transition in operations of criminal gangs around the fall of communism are presented, followed by the emergence of mobile banditry as a new structure of crime, as well as the flow of goods through locations and markets, and the reasons for targeting of the Dutch.
Gaunson's analysis is informed by Eric Hobsbawn's social banditry thesis, and he utilises a wealth of primary evidence, drawn from the films, media reports, sketches, songs and books.