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strip-search

to strip a prisoner or suspect naked to search him or her for contraband narcotics. Detailed rules in different systems for different purposes govern quite how invasive the search may be.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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the lower courts, individuals have been arrested and strip-searched for
The students were strip-searched, but found not to have any drugs in their possession.
Yara said she was taken to a Riyadh prison, strip-searched and forced to sign a confession to having been caught alone with a unrelated man - an illegal act in the kingdom .
Du said two policewomen strip-searched her while being detained for four hoursn and that Go and the driver were also subjected to strip searches.
The day after the first court said not all arrestees entering the jail could be strip-searched, some jail administrators began looking for ways around the ruling.
Bettie hated strip searches so much she wouldn't let me buy her another Coke during one visit for fear she would have to ask to go to the bathroom and be strip-searched going in and coming out.
John Drew, pictured with his father David Drew, was strip-searched at >Llandudno Police Station Hadyn Iball
4 ( ANI ): The US State Department has reportedly warned that a video circulating on the web purporting to show an Indian diplomat being strip-searched is a dangerous hoax and may further escalate tensions between the US and India after Devyani Kobaragade case.
JAILED Tommy Sheridan has been strip-searched behind bars - in a bid to stop him writing an online blog.
THESE scanners have been installed at Northern Ireland's toughest prison so republican prisoners will not have to be strip-searched.
BOSSES at Parc Prison are being asked to apologise to a former inmate who claims he was strip-searched and handcuffed while having a heart attack.
A POLITICAL row has erupted between Ireland and Scotland over allegations that five Irish girls were strip-searched during a protest at a nuclear submarine base.